Middle East and Eastern Europe


Tuesday 12 March 2019

Horrified by reports of sexual abuse and bombing of children in Yemen

Save the Children is horrified by the reports about the sexual abuse of four boys in the city of Taiz in Yemen, and the reported killing of 12 children in northern Yemen this weekend.

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Monday 11 March 2019

Eight years of war in Syria leaves a third of children ‘always or frequently’ feeling unsafe

Children surveyed for Save the Children report often feel scared and sad. They demand peace and a return to education 

Broll, photos and written case studies available here 

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Wednesday 27 February 2019

Children leaving last ISIS areas show signs of severe psychological distress

AMMAN – Thousands of Syrian and foreign children who have recently moved from ISIS-held areas into displacement camps in North East Syria show signs of psychological distress, and many will likely need long term mental health and psychosocial support to recover from their experiences, said Save the Children today.

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Tuesday 26 February 2019

Joint Statement on the Yemen pledging conference in Geneva

Joint Statement on the Yemen pledging conference in Geneva by Save the Children International, CARE International, Norwegian Refugee Council, International Rescue Committee and Oxfam. 

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Thursday 21 February 2019

More than 2,500 foreign children are living in camps in North-East Syria

AMMAN - More than 2,500 children from more than 30 countries are living in three camps for people displaced in North-East Syria, Save the Children revealed today. They include 38 who are unaccompanied, according to the agency, which is urging the international community to take the  necessary steps to ensure the safety of all the children.

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