Hundreds of unaccompanied minors are among the 80,000 people who have fled to Uganda since July, when civil hostilities resumed in South Sudan
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Inaccessible clinics, untrained and overstretched midwives and lack of medicine are among the challenges facing mothers and newborn babies in Guinea.
When earthquakes strike in south Asia, thousands of children are at risk from fragile school buildings. Evacuation drills are aiming to reduce the potential death toll.
As soon as the school bell rang, Lucky Akhter, 15, dropped down on her knees and took cover under a bench. When a second bell rang, she and 30 other students walked out of the classroom, joining a queue of about 300 students covering their heads with books and bags.
By Anna Leach
Since the beginning of the year, 3,000 people have died in the Mediterranean Sea trying to cross into Europe. Meet the woman fighting to save lives and provide a safer passage
The Nutrition for Growth summit in Rio was a let down, with no solid pledges and commitments from heads of state
Amy Whalley, Head of policy advocacy, Results UK
As we celebrate the ambition, calibre, and achievements of champions competing at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, there is also the stark reality that malnutrition is compromising the survival, health and potential of billions of individuals globally.