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Wednesday 23 August 2017

Marawi three months on: Tens of thousands of children face disrupted education, dire living conditions, and psychosocial distress

Three months on from the deadly siege in the southern Philippine city of Marawi, tens of thousands of children continue to face a grim daily struggle since first escaping the violence.

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Monday 21 August 2017

Central Bangladesh awaits 'torrent of water' as death toll from South Asia floods nears 700

Central and southern Bangladesh are bracing for devastation as flood waters that wreaked havoc in the country’s north begin the long journey to the Bay of Bengal.

More than 20 million people have been impacted by the region’s worst flooding in years. The death toll across the three countries stands at almost 700, including more than 440 in India alone.

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Saturday 19 August 2017

Almost 20 million people affected by deadly flooding in India, Bangladesh and Nepal

Almost 20 million people are affected by flooding that’s inundated large swathes of Bangladesh, Nepal and India following heavy monsoon rains – with over 10 million reportedly now affected in India’s Bihar state alone.

Across northeast India, monsoon rains have intensified, triggering a fresh wave of flooding in Assam, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar states. The flooding in India since July has left over 17 million people affected, with numbers expected to increase over the next few days.

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Thursday 17 August 2017

Deadly flood waters keep rising in Bangladesh and India, as Nepal begins to count cost of devastation

Almost 10 million people are affected by flooding that’s inundated large swathes of Bangladesh, Nepal and India following weeks of heavy monsoon rains.

 

The humanitarian situation in Bangladesh deteriorated quickly this week after six days of relentless rain caused the Ganges, Meghna and Brahmaputra river basins to rise rapidly, spilling over and submerging much of the north and northeastern parts of the country.

 

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Wednesday 9 August 2017

China earthquake: Save the Children preparing to respond to the needs of children and their families

Save the Children is deeply concerned about the safety of children and women in the affected areas. We are currently building the rapid needs assessment team so that we can respond to the needs of children and their families as they become apparent.

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