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UPDATES

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Futures under threat: The impact of the education crisis on Syria’s children

From an almost 100 per cent enrollment rate, Syria has now descended to the second worst rate of school attendance in the world with 2.8 million children out of school.

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Liberia + 2 others
Ebola Crisis Could Set Progress in Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone Back a Decade

As UNSC Convenes for Emergency Meeting in New York, International Community Must Do More to Prevent Health Catastrophe

Media Contacts

Francine Uenuma 202.450.9153 Phil Carroll 267.992.6356

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J&K Floods: Children Struggling to Come to Terms with the Devastation

Five years old Fazia Hussain has been dreaming of going to a school since a year. When the floods hit her village Kolti (Rajouri district), she went to the school for the first time but as a refugee. Landslide triggered by incessant rains reduced her house built on a hillock to rubble. Since almost a week, her family (along with many others) has been taking shelter in the village primary school.

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Uganda + 1 other
A lonely journey to Uganda for unaccompanied children

Hot air beats down on massed people, many selling gadgets and vegetables.

This is the main entry point for refugees fleeing the violence in South Sudan.

Thousands of unaccompanied and separated children have been registered here. Among them is Diana*.

Diana’s story

Diana is 15 years old. She is visibly shy and struggles to maintain eye contact as she sits with her two younger brothers and tells us about her arrival in Uganda.

Her story is heartbreaking.

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Kenya + 4 others
Drought, famine and food insecurity solutions for East Africa to be revealed at Nairobi conference

Innovative solutions to prevent and tackle drought, famine and other major humanitarian crises will be top of the agenda at this week’s Humanitarian Partnership Conference 2014.

JOBS

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Consultancy - Child Protection Needs Assessment

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Closing date: 04 Oct 2014 Save the Children

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

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Head of Health and Nutrition (Nationals)

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Closing date: 03 Oct 2014 Save the Children

The purpose of the role is to lead a team of experts for the strategic design and development of Save the Children’s health and nutrition approaches that support the acceleration of child survival work in the Nigeria country programme.

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Health Advisor, Nutriton - Roving in 5 Northern States (Nationals)

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Closing date: 03 Oct 2014 Save the Children

Ensure quality of care in Save the Children Nigeria CMAM programme through strengthening capacities on the clinical management of SAM and facilitating integration of services

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

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Human Resources Manager

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Closing date: 03 Oct 2014 Save the Children

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

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Humanitarian Australian Response Team - Technical Advisors

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Closing date: 11 Oct 2014 Save the Children

Save the Children is a leading Australian humanitarian agency. With more than 90 years working with children, we are at the forefront of saving children’s lives when emergencies strike. To increase our capacity to respond, we are creating a dynamic and highly skilled Humanitarian Australian Response Team (HARTs) of emergency personnel. The team will have a range of technical skill areas, able to support chronic and sudden onset emergencies, with a focus on the Asia-Pacific, and the flexibility to deploy globally in line with the humanitarian imperative.

TRAINING

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Humanitarian Leadership Programme / Graduate Certificate of Humanitarian Leadership

Training
Registration deadline: 29 Sep 2014 Training date: 10 Nov 2014 to 19 Jun 2015 Save the Children

The Humanitarian Leadership Programme / Graduate Certificate of Humanitarian Leadership is a uniquely intensive and challenging leadership programme designed for humanitarians.

The HLP / GCHL is a comprehensive eight month programme designed by an expert group of humanitarians, academics, and leadership development specialists to transform the leadership offered by humanitarians and their organisations.