Middle East and Eastern Europe


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.

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

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Wednesday 21 November 2018

Yemen: 85,000 children may have died from starvation since start of war

Urgent need to reach hundreds of thousands of severely malnourished children before it’s too late, warns Save the Children

SANAA, November 21 – An estimated 85,000 children under five may have died from extreme hunger or disease since the war in Yemen escalated, according to new analysis by Save the Children.

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Tuesday 13 November 2018

Gaza Audio statement and Spokesperson

Following a night of violence in Gaza and Israel, Save the Children is calling for an immediate end to the hostilities on both sides, to prevent any further suffering of children and their families. Our Senior Programme Officer and spokesperson, Maher Abdullah, has shared his family’s experience overnight in Gaza.

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Friday 9 November 2018

Gaza protests: Futures of nearly 1,000 children shot by live ammunition hang in the balance amid strained health system

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Save the Children urge for an end to violence at border which has seen 948[1] children hit by live ammunition and for support for those who have been wounded.

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