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Friday 16 March 2018

Fears of new health emergency facing Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh this monsoon season

New UN appeal launches calling for US$950m to meet needs of Rohingya and host community


Save the Children is warning that conditions are ripe for a devastating new health crisis in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh this coming monsoon season, which is expected to dump more than three metres of rain on the overcrowded and fragile settlements.


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Monday 12 March 2018

Syria casualties soar by nearly 50 percent since creation of so-called ‘de-escalation zones’

Monday 12 March 2018

UN and Civil Society organisations deeply concerned about the use of Coercion to obtain Fingerprints

Save the Children, along with a number of other civil society organisations and UN agencies, urges the EU to exempt all children, no matter what their age,

from all forms of coercion in the EURODAC Regulation.


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Wednesday 7 March 2018

Yemen: Don’t Bomb Children

London, March 7, 2018 – As the UK Government welcomes the Saudi Crown Prince’s first official visit to London, Save the Children has unveiled a life-size statue of a child outside Parliament. The bronze-like statue is a reminder of the dangers that Yemeni children face every day and the risks of British-made bombs fuelling the violence.

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Tuesday 6 March 2018


March 5, 2018 – A Save the Children partner in Syria has been able to deliver blankets and warm clothing to hundreds of besieged residents in Eastern Ghouta. These winter kits[1] came from existing stock and not from a UN aid convoy that arrived today.   

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