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24 Jan 2017 description
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Average 30 cases a day of unlawful and clandestine push-backs into Serbia

“The police beat us, took our clothes and boots and then pushed us back.”
Aalem, Afghanistan, 12.

The EU-Turkey deal has spelled a deadlier land route for refugees crossing the Balkans, with children experiencing harsh weather conditions, dog bites and violent treatment by both police and smugglers as they cross mountains and forests in sub-zero temperatures.

24 Jan 2017 description
report Save the Children

Child refugees seeking safety in the EU are suffering dog bites as they are violently forced back into Serbia.

Children make up almost half of the refugee and migrants arriving in Serbia. A fifth of these children, some as young as eight and nine years old, are travelling alone, without any family.

In the last two months, 1,600 cases of secret illegal push-backs from Hungary and Croatia have been alleged by refugees and migrants.

24 Jan 2017 description

Monday 23rd January 2017: statement by 97 Syrian and international NGOs on the Astana talks

As peace talks commence today between the Syrian government and opposition groups in Astana, Kazakhstan, at least 700,000 people inside Syria – 300,000 of them children – are trapped in besieged areas without the most basic provisions to sustain their lives, according to the United Nations. Some groups put the number at one million. 

24 Jan 2017 description

This brief outlines a new methodology developed to investigate aspects of resilience in very poor urban contexts where economic assets are universally constrained. It was developed in response to requests from Save the Children to explore options for adapting a rural food security monitoring tool, the Household Economy Approach (HEA), to urban contexts.

The new methodology was applied in Niamey, Niger to a study examining the resilience of households in areas of the city subjected to flooding every rainy season. This brief presents the method, findings, and lessons learnt.

23 Jan 2017 description

We, the civil society organisations working with Syrian communities, welcome the launch of the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan 2017-2018 in response to the Syrian Crisis (3RP) and the sharing of the key humanitarian priorities for Syria in 2017 in Helsinki on 24 January 2017. We endorse the focus of 3RP on integrating a development approach with humanitarian assistance activities and echo the key features of the plan, such as the emphasis on educational opportunities and the need for boosting the use of national and local capacities for service delivery.

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24 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 07 Feb 2017 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.

24 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 07 Feb 2017 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.

24 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 06 Feb 2017 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.

23 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 30 Jan 2017 Save the Children

TEAM/PROGRAMME:

Somalia Country Office Senior Management Team

GRADE: TBC

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 3: the role holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ROLE PURPOSE:

23 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 07 Feb 2017 Save the Children

In September 2011, Save the Children, with USAID and other funds, developed the Goat Production Center of the Western Highlands (Centro de Producción Caprina Del Altiplano) known by its Spanish acronym - CEPROCAL.