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01 May 2016 description

FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION

NGOs and faith groups to Obama & Putin: Hope is crumbling on your watch, save Syria’s ceasefire "Violence across Syria has escalated alarmingly, reportedly claiming a life on average every 25 minutes in the past 48 hours. We cannot stand by in the face of this catastrophe. Global NGOs and faith groups demand that President Barack Obama and President Vladimir Putin immediately use their personal diplomatic engagement to save what remains of the Cessation of Hostilities (CoH) agreement.

30 Apr 2016 description
report Save the Children

Dr Nicholas Alusa, member of our Emergency Health Unit

Measles is a highly contagious, horrific disease. If left untreated, in a worst case scenario, it can lead to death.

There’s no specific treatment for measles: all that medics can do is isolate the sufferer, give them vitamin A, and hope for the best.

In high-income countries most people infected with the disease recover in a couple of weeks, very few die. But in developing countries it kills up to one in five.

28 Apr 2016 description
report Save the Children

“...As Save the Children, we welcome any peaceful move, however small, that gives us hope that we shall finally have the space, support, and freedom to save the lives of vulnerable South Sudanese children.”

Juba – 28 April 2016: After nearly two and a half years of difficult peace negotiations between the Government of the Republic of South Sudan, and the Sudan Peoples’ Liberation Movement/Army in Opposition (SPLM/A-iO, a Transitional Government of National Unity (TGoNU) has been formed.

28 Apr 2016 description
report Save the Children

REGIONAL OVERVIEW

According to UNHCR 4,842,896 have now fled Syria. More than 1.7 million of them fled in 2013 alone. During the course of 2013, an average of more than 4,700 people fled every day. In 2014 more than 895,000 Syrians fled the country, an average of more than 2,500 per day. In 2015 more than 877,000 Syrians fled the country, an average of more than 2,400 per day. Children now make up 51.7% of the refugee population, meaning there are an estimated 2,503,777 refugee children in the region.

28 Apr 2016 description

Highlights

The Education Cluster planned to support the education of 204,000 children of which 93,840 girls in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA during 2016.

By March 2016, the cluster managed to reach 51,952 children including 20,678 girls in camps, off-camps and in areas of return in KP and FATA.

The Education Cluster is developing a monsoon contingency plan 2016 for effective and efficient humanitarian preparedness and response.

Maps / Infographics

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Jobs

42 entries found
06 May 2016 description
job Closing date: 24 May 2016 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.

05 May 2016 description
job Closing date: 16 May 2016 Save the Children

JOB TITLE: Regional Operations Project Officer

TEAM/PROGRAMME: Operations Team

LOCATION: East and Southern Africa Regional Office – Nairobi

GRADE: 4

TYPE OF CONTRACT: Fixed term

CHILD SAFEGUARDING: Level 3 – the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people

ROLE PURPOSE:

04 May 2016 description
job Closing date: 16 May 2016 Save the Children

JOB TITLE: Regional Finance Manager - Roving

TEAM/PROGRAMME: East Africa Regional Team (Regional Finance)

LOCATION: East Africa Regional Office – Nairobi

or other SCI East Africa country office ( internal applicants only)

GRADE: 2

POST TYPE: National

CHILD SAFEGUARDING: Level 3 – the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people

04 May 2016 description
job Closing date: 17 May 2016 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.

Training

2 entries found
28 Apr 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 20 May 2016 Training date: 20 May 2016 to 20 May 2019 Deakin University, Save the Children

With over 60 million people displaced around the world due to conflicts and disasters, and with the severity and frequency of humanitarian emergencies increasing, the sector is facing significant challenges.

The Centre for Humanitarian Leadership (CHL) is seeking to address some of these challenges through our Teaching, Research and Innovation work, and we are now able to offer a limited number of research scholarships.

Call for Proposals

10 Mar 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 16 May 2016 Training date: 11 Jul 2016 to 20 Mar 2017 Save the Children, Deakin University

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

The HLP 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. Applications are now open for the July 2016 intake.