Middle East and Eurasia


Wednesday 22 March 2017

At least 10,000 people displaced in last 24 hours due to significant escalation in Syria fighting

Children are being killed and injured in a major escalation of fighting around Hama, Idlib and Damascus, with thousands of families fleeing in the past 24 hours.
Save the Children has been forced to suspend schools and other non-emergency programming, and to turn its primary healthcare clinics into makeshift hospitals to treat the injured.

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Monday 13 March 2017

6 stories for 6 years: Anniversary photo series by Nick Ballon and Alma Haser visualises toxic psychological impact of the war on Syria's children

Award-winning photographer Nick Ballon and conceptual artist Alma Haser have partnered up to produce a striking series of conceptual, 3D photographs and animations, visualising the devastating mental health impact of conflict on Syrian children, to mark six years since the war began.

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Monday 6 March 2017

Syrian children face growing mental health crisis, new report reveals

A new report by Save the Children has revealed a mental health crisis among children trapped in Syria, as the war approaches the six year mark.

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Wednesday 1 March 2017

Saudi delays to Yemen aid killing children as famine looms – Save the Children

Saudi Arabia and its coalition allies are delaying Save the Children’s shipments of aid for Yemen by months, despite a looming famine that threatens to grip much of the country and a healthcare system on the brink of collapse.

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Thursday 23 February 2017

Save the Children urges parties at UN Syria peace talks to secure and fully implement ceasefire

Ahead of Thursday’s renewed Syria peace talks in Geneva, Save the Children is sharing the story of four year old Hazem* to highlight the brutality being inflicted on children.

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