Save the Children Japan has deployed its emergency response team to assess the needs of children in the Mabi district of Kurashiki city, Okayama prefecture, after record rainfall left more than 4,600 houses there flooded.
More than 100 people have died and over 80 people are still missing after heavy rains caused landslides, as well as flooding, in western Japan.
Save the Children is calling for an urgent and significant scale up of education programming for Rohingya children living in Bangladesh’s overcrowded refugee camps, ahead of the UN leadership’s most high-profile visit to Cox’s Bazar to date.
Save the Children welcomes the additional listing of the Myanmar military, known as the Tatmadaw Kyi, for grave violations of children rights, including killing, maiming and sexual violence, in the Annex of this year’s Report of the UN Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC). Tatmadaw Kyi was already listed for the recruitment and use of children.
Humanitarian agencies supporting Rohingya refugees who fled to Bangladesh are making progress in improving children's health—but the situation remains critical, a new assessment by nutrition experts, including Save the Children, reveals.
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