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Monday 6 February 2017

Children must be 'off limits' during times of fighting, warns Save the Children, as grim new UN figures reveal almost three children per day were killed by conflict in Afghanistan in 2016

Save the Children has expressed its alarm at shocking new UN figures that reveal 2016 to be the most deadly year on record for children in Afghanistan.

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Monday 23 January 2017

Flood-hit families in southern Thailand await new deluge of rain with potential landslides and flash flooding

Heavy and torrential rainfall has been forecast for Thailand’s southern provinces over the next 48 hours, adding to the challenges faced by more than 1.1 million people already affected by the deadly flooding that started almost two months ago.

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Monday 26 December 2016

Typhoon Nock-Ten tears across the Philippines cutting power and sparking fears for coastal communities

Typhoon Nock-Ten is tearing across the Philippines cutting power to millions and sparking fears for people living in coastal communities and low-lying areas. There is a risk of moderate to severe flooding, even landslides, warns Save the Children.

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Thursday 22 December 2016

Brutal winter in Afghanistan causing humanitarian crisis to spiral out of control

As communities across the globe enjoy the festive season and ready to bring in 2017, a brutal winter is taking hold in Afghanistan where a new humanitarian crisis is quickly spiralling out of control.

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Thursday 22 December 2016

Philippines braces for powerful Christmas Day typhoon, winds up to 185km/h expected

A large category 3 typhoon is expected to hit the Philippines on Christmas morning, bringing severe winds, heavy rainfall and potentially flooding and dangerously high sea levels.

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