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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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Tuesday 20 December 2016

Mongolia calls for international help as harsh winter ‘dzud’ plunges temperatures below -50

The Mongolian government has requested international support following two months of consistently heavy snowfall and arctic temperatures, which have sparked fears of another devastating humanitarian crisis.

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Wednesday 14 December 2016

Thousands of children face early marriage and child labour as education crisis takes hold among Afghan children repatriated from Pakistan

New data from Save the Children reveals an alarming education crisis in Afghanistan, as 3,000 Afghans are repatriated daily from Pakistan, following a tightening in regulations by Pakistani authorities.

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