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.
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.
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.
The International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC) and Save the Children signed a cooperation agreement that will benefit more than 2 million people affected and at risk of contracting the Zika virus in Latin America and the Caribbean.
FAMILIES SPEND THE NIGHT OUTSIDE TO AVOID IMPACT OF AFTERSHOCKS
Hundreds of children have reportedly been pulled out of the rubble alive by Ecuadorian authorities and local people, while thousands of families have slept out in the open to avoid the impact of further aftershocks in the wake of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake which struck off the coast of Ecuador on the evening of April 16th.
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