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Friday 18 January 2019

I urge you: stop fueling the war in Yemen

By: Tamer Kirolos, Save the Children’s Country Director in Yemen

Yemeni children are living in the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. I see their suffering every day while working on the ground in Yemen. The only way to end this suffering is to end the conflict. It is therefore a shame if national parliaments keep giving the green light to continued sales of military equipment to the Saudi-led coalition.

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Thursday 10 January 2019

Fears for more than 11,000 children in Idlib, Syria as flooding hits camps

Syrian refugees in camps in neighbouring Lebanon also struggling to keep warm amid snowstorms

B-roll, interviews and photographs from flooded camps in Idlib are available here

-       Tents and food supplies washed away in heavy rains, leaving thousands to face winter without shelter.

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Thursday 13 December 2018

Tamer Kirolos, Save the Children’s Yemen Country Director, said: “The warring parties must implement the steps agreed in Sweden, in line with international humanitarian law. The world will be watching. A ceasefire in Hodeidah, and the reopening of Sanaa

Tamer Kirolos, Save the Children’s Yemen Country Director, said:

“The warring parties must implement the steps agreed in Sweden, in line with international humanitarian law. The world will be watching. A ceasefire in Hodeidah, and the reopening of Sanaa airport to domestic flights,are important first steps to help alleviate the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Yemen.

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Monday 10 December 2018

Historic global pact on migration must be adopted to protect vulnerable children

With millions of migrant children on the move worldwide—many of whom have fled crippling poverty, violence, human rights abuses and disasters only to risk exploitation, abuse, trafficking, detention, deportation or even death—Save the Children is urging world leaders meeting at a UN conference in Marrakech today to seize this historic opportunity and adopt the Global Compact on Migration.

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Thursday 6 December 2018

Famine or not, 120,000 children in yemen are in a ‘catastrophic’ condition

8-month-old Nabil* gets high-nutrient food to treat his Severe Acute Malnutrition in Aden.

For multimedia content of Nabil* including b-roll, stills and transcripts see here.

 

Save the Children’s Yemen Country Director Tamer Kirolos said:

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