East and Southern Africa


Monday 26 February 2018

Tens of thousands of children flee conflict in Democratic Republic of Congo in under two months

Around 26,000 children are among more than 42,000 people who have fled across the Ugandan border from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since the first of January[1], seeking refuge from ongoing conflict.

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Saturday 13 January 2018

UNICEF and Save the Children call for action to help children affected by mass IDP settlement evictions in Mogadishu, Somalia

The recent unannounced destruction of several informal settlements on the outskirts of Mogadishu, together with the forced evictions of thousands of families living there, are having devastating effects on children, UNICEF and Save the Children said today. 

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Wednesday 22 November 2017

Save the Children Statement in response to UN Humanitarian Coordinator press conference, Juba, 22.11.17

Save the Children sounds final warningalarm on South Sudans looming famine as 1.3 million child refugees flee conflict[1]


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Monday 21 August 2017

Severe malnutrition rates shoot up across Kenya, leaving more than 70,000 children at risk of death

Nearly 73,000 children in Kenya are severely malnourished and at risk of dying from drought-related hunger unless urgent aid is made immediately available.

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Thursday 29 June 2017

At least 20,000 children at risk of dying in drought-stricken Somalia

More than 20,000 children across nine districts in Somalia risk starving to death in a few months unless the international community continues to provide life-saving aid to the drought-stricken country, Save the Children is warning

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