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Wednesday 14 June 2017

YEMEN CHOLERA EPIDEMIC INFECTING ONE CHILD EVERY MINUTE

A deadly cholera epidemic sweeping Yemen is spiralling out of control, with at least one child infected every minute, warns Save the Children.

Sunday 4 June 2017

Stolen Childhood - END OF CHILDHOOD

Childhood should be a time to learn, play, grow, develop, and feel safe and protected. However, nearly one in four children around the world are being robbed of their childhoods, simply because of who they are or where they live.

Tuesday 23 May 2017

MORE THAN 600 CHILDREN A DAY DIAGNOSED WITH SUSPECTED CHOLERA IN YEMEN

Save the Children staff in Yemen are warning that a deadly cholera outbreak could become a full blown-epidemic, with more than 65,000 cases expected by the end of June at current rates. Yemen is seeing an average of more than 1,000 suspected cases of cholera a day, with nearly two out of three suspected of being children under 15 years[1].

Thursday 27 April 2017

United Nations announces aid pledges for Yemen totalling $1.1 billion

As the United Nations announces aid pledges for Yemen totalling $1.1 billion, more than half of the $2.1 billion requested from donors, Save the Children is calling on the international community to do more to ensure aid can reach children quickly.

Tuesday 25 April 2017

SAVE THE CHILDREN WARNS THE WORLD IS ABANDONING YEMEN'S CHILDREN

The world is abandoning Yemen’s children in their hour of greatest need, Save the Children says on the eve of a major international donor conference in Geneva. As the country teeters on the brink of famine, only 14% of the $2.1 billion needed to save lives this year has so far been pledged.

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