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Thursday 23 May 2019

Two years after the Marawi siege in the Philippines, 1.8 million children face threats of lingering conflict across Mindanao

Nearly two million children still face uncertainties living in war-torn homes and schools while their parents have no stable jobs or livelihoods, two years after a five-month long siege in Marawi in the southern Philippines. 

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Friday 3 May 2019

Flooding and devastation - fears for safety of hundreds of thousands of children as Cyclone Fani wreaks havoc

Save the Children teams on high alert as the cyclone travels towards West Bengal and Bangladesh

At least 480,000 children in India have been impacted by torrential rains, flooding and winds of up to 205 km per hour brought by Cyclone Fani, which has destroyed homes, schools and vital infrastructure across the eastern coast. 

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Thursday 2 May 2019

At least 350,000 children in India at direct risk in face of Cyclone Fani

Cyclone Fani, which is expected to make landfall in the eastern states of India, is putting 800,000 people directly at risk, including 350,000 children, Save the Children warns – with many more affected by heavy rains, possible flash floods and landslides both in coastal and urban areas. 

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Tuesday 26 March 2019

At least 6,000 children still in temporary shelters, six months on from Sulawesi disaster

Thousands of children are still in need of permanent housing six months on from the devastating earthquake and tsunami which hit Central Sulawesi in Indonesia in September 2018.

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Tuesday 27 November 2018

Increasing insecurity and a significant rise in school attacks puts almost two decades of progress at risk for Afghan children

[Geneva, November 27] – With twice as many UN-verified attacks on education in Afghanistan in the first half of 2018 than during the whole of 2017—and, the number of out-of- school children on the rise for the first time since 2002, according to an inter-agency study*—urgent action is needed to prevent more Afghan children from being excluded from the education system, the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) is warning today in a new briefing paper

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