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Friday 18 August 2017

Worsening child protection crisis plaguing the occupied Palestinian territory

The reality for children living in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt)is deteriorating almost every day. There are now more than two million Palestinian children who face increasing violations of their rights: displacement and forcible transfer, the demolition and destruction of homes and schools, arbitrary arrest and detention, harassment at checkpoints, and frequent violence and intimidation when they are simply trying to reach school or attend class.

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Monday 14 August 2017

Cholera cases hit 500,000 in Yemen: Save the Children statement

As the WHO announces suspected cholera cases in Yemen have hit 500,000, Save the Children remains deeply concerned for the fate of children caught in the outbreak.

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Wednesday 2 August 2017

Yemen: One million malnourished children caught in cholera ‘hot zones’

More than a million children suffering from acute malnutrition are caught in areas of Yemen hardest hit by a deadly outbreak of cholera, Save the Children is warning.

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Friday 28 July 2017

Five years of Za’atari – last hope of schooling for Syrian teens

Five years ago today, Za’atari camp opened in the north of Jordan to deal with the sudden influx of refugees fleeing conflict and brutality inside Syria.

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Thursday 20 July 2017

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen committed 23 'grave violations' against children last year

As the UN prepares to release its annual report on child rights violations in conflict, a new briefing lays out the pattern of grave violations against children committed by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.

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