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The finance minister, Mathias Cormann, would not rule out that the Coalition was looking at cutting foreign aid by $400m. Photograph: Mike Bowers for the Guardian. Aid organisations have condemned reports that the Turnbull government is considering yet another cut in the annual foreign aid budget – this ...
NEWPORT—In August 2017, Save the Children expanded services provided to Cocke County through its Community Collaborative initiative. The goal of the program is to bring together all entities that are interested in improving education in the district. This includes community representatives, business ...

According to UNHCR 5,615,147 have now fled Syria to surrounding countries in the region. Children now make up 47.7% of the refugee population, meaning there are an estimated 2,678,425 refugee children in the region. To date we have reached 3,127,153 people in Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Egypt, Turkey ...
Save the Children spoke with dozens of aid workers, children, parents, doctors, teachers and youth workers in besieged Eastern Ghouta and northwest Syria as part of a new briefing, Voices from Syria's Danger Zones. Four de-escalation zones (DEZ) were announced across Syria in mid-2017, supposedly ...
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (March 17, 2018)— 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 9 feet of rain on the overcrowded and fragile settlements. The warning comes as ...
Save the Children maintains this website (“materials, electronic products and/or services”) in order to provide you with information about our work, and to enable you to interact with us online. These Terms of Use describes our understanding with you when you visit our website and use our materials, electronic products and ...

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (March 26, 2018)— Monday, March 26, 2018 marks three years since the start of the escalation of conflict in Yemen. In observance of the day, Tamer Kirolos, Save the Children's Yemen Country Director, said: "For the last three years, Yemeni children have been bombed and starved with utter impunity.
She learned about Save the Children's Emergency Health Unit and quickly sought help for her son. Anna, the EHU nurse, diagnosed Joseph with pneumonia and treated him with an intravenous injection of antibiotics. The Emergency Health Unit treats children for some of the biggest child killers in the world: malaria, ...
In times of crisis, when children are at their most vulnerable, Save the Children is there. We are always at the ready — and always among the first agencies that help during natural disasters. Delivering lifesaving emergency relief. And staying as long as it takes to ensure children and families can recover from the losses, ...
... suffering from violence, exploitation and neglect, and are vulnerable in times of crisis. In every corner of the world, children need a strong voice to stand up for them, work on their behalf and make their lives better. Save the Children is the voice for vulnerable children. We're on the ground in 120 countries, working to reach ...
In September of 2017, Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, pummeling the U.S. territory with catastrophic levels of rain and winds up to 155 miles per hour. It was the largest disaster in Puerto Rico since 1928 – power was knocked out for the entire island. Save the Children was on the island within 96 hours.
Saeed*, three, inside an abandoned petrol station where he and his family now live in Raqqa. Photo: Save the Children. It's hard to believe the fighting in Syria has endured for so long – so much bloodshed and destruction, and still today as violent and ruthless as ever. All parties to the conflict have shown ...
Save the Children is warning up to 9,000 school-aged children risk having their education ruined or severely disrupted because of the devastating earthquake in PNG nearly two weeks ... Save the Children is concerned this means as many as 9,000 children will not be able to return to school any time soon.
Syria wasn't always in the headlines. It wasn't always synonymous with war. There was a time when it was better known for its historic beauty than its heartbreaking bloodshed. What's happened in the past seven years? Donate now: Syria Crisis. “Syria is a modern, efficient and very proud nation with an ...
The NGO Save the Children is publishing a chilling new report to mark the seventh anniversary of the war in Syria. It points to a 45 percent increase in the civilian death toll across Syria since the creation of so-called "de-escalation zones", with at least 37 civilians killed every day since mid-2017.
Save the Children failed to deal adequately with inappropriate behaviour complaints and there was evidence of "unsafe behaviour" towards staff at the charity, two reviews have said. Reviews in 2015 found "significant omissions and failures" in their response to harassment complaints. The charity said ...
Save the Children International on Saturday in three separate ceremonies handed over three newly rehabilitated water boreholes to the Ministry of Water Development located in three regions. Hon Saleban Yusuf Ali Koore, the Minister of Water Development inspected the rehabilitated borehole and other ...

Kate Hewitt, Save the Children's director of brand and creative content, said: "As a global charity working on a vast array of issues, Save the Children is always looking for authentic and compelling ways to engage the UK public with why we do what we do. "While motherhood is universal, sadly healthcare is ...
Rudolph von Bernuth, who held senior posts including that of international programmes director, was at Save the Children from 1992-96 and 1997-2014 before he was sacked for serious misconduct linked to past behaviour. He has since been a university guest lecturer in the US. Save the Children said ...
Save the Children says the proposal by the Russian President to implement a five-hour daily ceasefire in besieged Eastern Ghouta is not good enough and the ceasefire agreed by the UN Security Council must be immediately implemented. New video verified and released by Save the Children shows the ...
LONDON — The head of Save the Children, Kevin Watkins, compared the sexual abuse scandal currently rocking the aid sector to the 2008 financial crisis, describing aid agencies as “too big, too confident, too exuberant,” and having “too much belief in their own power.” Speaking at the Bond conference ...
Save the Children staff have demanded the removal of Sir Alan Parker as the charity's international chairman. They said yesterday that accountability for sexual misconduct by two former executives should not end with the pair's resignations this week. A petition calling for the departure of Sir Alan, the ...
A former chief executive of Save the Children has resigned from his role at Unicef following allegations of inappropriate behaviour. Justin Forsyth said he was stepping down "with heavy heart", not because of his past mistakes, but "because of the danger of damaging both Unicef and Save the Children".
On both occasions, the investigation led to "unreserved" apology from the chief executive and "the matters were closed," the statement said. The Save the Children allegations follow outrage over revelations that staff from British-based charity Oxfam abused their position of trust to engage in sexual acts with ...
Save the Children has apologised to female employees who complained of inappropriate behaviour by the charity's former chief executive, admitting their claims were not properly dealt with at the time. In a statement, the charity said Justin Forsyth – who has since become deputy executive director of Unicef ...
Yannick,* age 16, is a former child soldier from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). “The militants came to the village and told us that they would kill us if we didn't join them. They said they'd kill our families too and burn down our houses. When I heard them say that, I was worried about my family, so I decided to ...
Across the United States, one in five children grows up in poverty. Of the counties with the highest poverty rates, 90% are rural. Because of circumstances beyond their control, millions of kids never reach their full potential. Since 1932, Save the Children has been on the ground providing support to the most isolated and ...
The international humanitarian agency Save the Children has raised the alarm about hundreds of thousands of vulnerable children who have fled across the border from Venezuela into Colombia. In a press release on Tuesday, the agency said the spiral of political violence and economic insecurity in ...
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (February 25, 2018)— Bombs continue to strike the besieged Syrian enclave of Eastern Ghouta today, according to Save the Children partners on the ground. Last night, after days of negotiations, the UN Security Council unanimously voted for a cessation of hostilities and to allow humanitarian access ...
Save the Children is among 22 aid organisations to have signed a joint letter declaring they are “truly sorry” for the failings over the way allegations of sexual misconduct by workers were handled, and admitting “there can be no tolerance for the abuse of power”. Tonight we have obtained a Q&A staff say ...
Save the Children staff have demanded the removal of Sir Alan Parker as the charity's international chairman. They said yesterday that accountability for sexual misconduct by two former executives should not end with the pair's resignations this week. A petition calling for the departure of Sir Alan, the ...
LONDON -- In the merciless bombardment of eastern Ghouta, nowhere is safe. Missiles rained down on one neighborhood, as 10-year-old Noor and 8-year-old Alaa tweeted their plight to the world. "The children are in danger of being mortared," Noor said. "Save the children of Ghouta before it's too late.".
More than 15% of the world's children live within 30 miles of a conflict zone. This is one of the key findings from a new report Save the Children is releasing. In combination with the global report launch on Feb. 15, Save the Children is partnering with Dictionary.com on its 'Word of the Day,' sending out an SOS for the more ...
Save the Children has apologised to female employees after the charity's former chief executive admitted he had made "unsuitable and thoughtless" comments. Justin Forsyth was twice investigated after concerns were raised about his conduct in 2011 and again in 2015, involving three women in total. Mr Forsyth, who is ...
Save the Children has apologised to female employees who complained of inappropriate behaviour by the charity's former chief executive, admitting their claims were not properly dealt with at the time. In a statement, the charity said Justin Forsyth – who has since become deputy executive director of Unicef ...
He has quit two charities set up in memory of his wife, More in Common and the Jo Cox Foundation, after accusations by a former colleague about his time as director of policy at Save the Children in 2015. He was accused of holding a colleague by the throat and drunkenly harassing her at a drinks party.
AMMAN — Save the Children Jordan on Sunday held its General Assembly Meeting chaired by HRH Princess Basma, in which the members discussed the organisation's achievements over the past year and its regional and international future plans, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. At the event ...
... 1,030 respondents with children, 70.1 percent said they had hit them for disciplinary purposes. “Physical punishment is banned at school, but not at home and other places,” a Save the Children Japan official said. The NGO is calling for scrapping the parental right of discipline stipulated in the Civil Code.
News flash to Washington: Your “thoughts and prayers” are not working. Not working for the 17 children murdered by semi-automatic weapon fire in a Florida school on Valentine's Day. Not for the brutally injured and hospitalized. Not for the shattered families. Nor did “thoughts and prayers” save the ...
It says conflicts today tend to be protracted and are often fought in densely populated areas, with "attacks on what should, by any law or civilized standard, be safe places for children — such as schools and hospitals — also becoming a new normal in conflicts," said Save the Children CEO Helle Thorning-Schmidt.
Save the Children was drawn into the aid worker sex scandal yesterday as the charity watchdog ordered it to scour its records for information about the disgraced former Oxfam official Roland van Hauwermeiren. The Belgian was investigated for sexual misconduct in 2004 in Liberia when he was country ...
Washington, D.C. (February 12, 2018) — Save the Children and Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) deplore the president's proposed massive budget cuts to international development, diplomatic and humanitarian assistance – roughly 30 percent – that will have disastrous impacts on the health, education, and ...
Yannick,* age 16, is a former child soldier from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). “The militants came to the village and told us that they would kill us if we didn't join them. They said they'd kill our families too and burn down our houses. When I heard them say that, I was worried about my family, so I decided to ...
Save the Children: As someone who is active on social media, what tips do you have for young people for staying safe online? Jada Sezer: Don't share any personal information, make sure your parents are always checking in with you and that they have access to your passwords and your accounts.
In late 2017 Save the Children announced its third such merger, with child abuse prevention agency Child Wise. Previous mergers have been with Hands on Learning Australia and Good Beginnings. Like in the private sector, mergers in the not-for-profit sector happen for a range of reasons. In the case of ...
A BIT of drizzle failed to keep hair conscious residents away from a pay-what-you-feel hair cut that raised more than £800 for a children's charity. On Saturday MR Barbers in Loughton dedicated its snipping and baking skills to a good cause with a charity day for Save the Children. Every haircut, shave and ...
Former workers at Jodie O'Shea House, one of Bali's biggest institutions for children, made a detailed complaint about its activities to Save the Children, which passed it on to Indonesian authorities. The owners strongly denied the allegations in the complaint, and Indonesia's social affairs ministry was ...
A recent wear your Christmas jumper to work and school campaign by the local branch of 'Save the Children' has raised over £1,000 for the charity. Speaking at Tuesday night's meeting of the town council, the town clerk, Andrew Davies, told members that the a congratulatory certificate had been sent to ...
Save the Children Fiji Chief executive officer Iris Low-McKenzie was on hand to receive the donation along with Communications and Marketing Manager Vijay Krishna. Mrs Low-McKenzie said she was excited for her team to deliver the active wear to the children on Koro Island who she believes will value ...
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