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Wednesday 20 September 2017

Concerns grow for children buried beneath collapsed school buildings in wake of deadly Mexico earthquake

Save the Children holds grave concerns for up to 100 school children believed to have been inside a school building in downtown Mexico City when it collapsed after a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck on Tuesday afternoon.

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Monday 10 October 2016

Potential cholera catastrophe in Haiti threatens thousands of children, warns Save the Children

As the death toll in Haiti from Hurricane Mathew continues to mount by the hour, Save the Children has joined the ministry of health, other major humanitarian aid organizations and UN agencies in calling for an expedited response to the disaster, including providing immediate relief supplies to head off a catastrophic outbreak of cholera.
 

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Thursday 6 October 2016

Thousands of children out of school in wake of Hurricane Matthew - Save the Children deploying its Emergency Health Unit amid growing health concerns

Up to 130,000 vulnerable children nationwide are estimated to be out of school following the catastrophic effects of Hurricane Matthew, Save the Children is warning. A number of schools supported by the charity have been damaged, and many others are being used as temporary shelters.
 

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Tuesday 4 October 2016

Catastrophic hurricane makes landfall in Haiti

Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 storm and the strongest in almost a decade, pounded the southern coast of Haiti on Tuesday morning with winds of 145 mph causing flooding, extensive damage, and reportedly claiming several lives.

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Tuesday 19 July 2016

La Federación Internacional de la Cruz Roja (FIRC) y Save the Children se unen para hacer frente al brote de virus Zika

La Federación Internacional de la Cruz Roja (FIRC) y Save the Children firmaron un convenio de cooperación que beneficiará a más de 2 millones de personas afectadas y en riesgo de adquirir el virus Zika en América Latina y El Caribe.

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