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Majority of children in Gaza’s hardest-hit areas showing signs of severe emotional distress a year on from deadly war
Children living in areas of Gaza hardest-hit during last year’s conflict are still showing signs of severe emotional distress, including high levels of bed wetting and nightmares.
A new assessment1 by Save the Children found that:
An average of 75% of children surveyed experience unusual bedwetting regularly.
In one area, al-Shoka, nearly half the children interviewed wet the bed every night.
In their new joint report “Walk the talk”, Save The Children and the Norwegian Refugee Council urge governments and the humanitarian community "to walk the talk by realizing their commitment to education in emergencies”.
The new report, which was launched in Geneva Tuesday this week, highlights that despite increased attention and recognition, education in emergencies remains the most underfunded of all humanitarian sectors.
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Fairfield, Conn. (July 3, 2015) — The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Wednesday, July 1, announced in Dar es Salaam that it was expecting the number of Burundian refugees in Tanzania to increase from the current 70,000 to between 250,000 and 500,000 as a result of the continued volatile situation related to the presidential elections in Burundi, scheduled to be held on July 15.
URGENT ACTION NEEDED TO TACKLE CHILD LABOUR CAUSED BY SYRIAN CRISIS: SAVE THE CHILDREN AND UNICEF
AMMAN, 2 July 2015 - The conflict and humanitarian crisis in Syria are pushing an ever increasing number of children into exploitation in the labour market, and much more needs to be done to reverse the trend, according to a new report released by Save the Children and UNICEF.
In March 2015 Vanuatu was struck by one of the worst disasters ever experienced in the Pacific.
Winds gusting up to 320 km per hour destroyed homes, infrastructure, crops and livestock and left more than half the population in need of emergency assistance.
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Save the Children International Country Office in Kosovo (SCI Kosovo), as part of its “Promoting Safer and Disaster Resilient Communities in Kosovo through Child-focused Inclusive DRR” project, is aiming to engage an International Expert to conduct assessments on legislation and policy to clarify roles and responsibilities of various departments in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) at municipal levels*.*Through this report, SCI Kosovo seeks to come up with bridged versions of the DRR related legislation and policy to clarify those roles and responsibilities at the municipal …
Save the Children International Country Office in Kosovo (SCI Kosovo), as part of its “Promoting Safer and Disaster Resilient Communities in Kosovo through Child-focused Inclusive DRR” project, is aiming to engage an International Expert to develop (*Create/adapt/and prepare for reprint)*Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) manual and training materials, modules and methodologies; as well as to deliver, Training of Trainers (TOTs) to prepare a cadre of trainers who will lead training of teachers and educators in institutions concerning the use of DRR Manual.
Fixed Term Contract
As the Senior Evidence, Effectiveness and Accountability (EEA) Advisor you will lead the EEA team and ensure that they are focused on improving the quality and accountability of Save the Children’s emergency response programmes, through developing and supporting consistent, coherent and practical Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, Learning (MEAL) approaches.
In compliance with the EU project “Protection First” and the project “Vie d’Uscita”.
The Project Officer / Researcher will prove technical expertise on trafficking and exploitation in the framework of Save the Children and Child Protection Domestic Program.
The Project Officer / Researcher is expected to:
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A quest for humanitarian effectiveness? Debating the evolution of humanitarian action: history, practice, politics and performance
This conference, jointly organised by the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI) and Save the Children’s Humanitarian Affairs Team (HAT), will reflect on the evolution and consequence of existing approaches to understanding and improving humanitarian effectiveness. But it will also explore effects of humanitarian action (in historical and contemporary context) that tend not to be captured by the conventional discourse on effectiveness.