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El Salvador + 3 others
International coffee day: a devastating plague of coffee rust that is leaving communities hungry and desperate

Today is international coffee day. For many, coffee is a mandatory ritual in our morning routine, a centrepiece in our office meetings, a little iced treat on summer days.

But what if I were to tell you that your much-loved blend is disappearing?That millions of lives are being destroyed as a plague tears through Latin America?

The real story behind your cup of dry roast will leave a bitter taste in the mouth.

Livelihoods ruined

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Jordan + 1 other
Jordan: RRP6 Monthly Update - August 2014 Education

AUGUST HIGHLIGHTS

For country level:
School has officially started on 24 August 2104.

Back to school campaign:
The Back to School campaign was launched on 5 August, and volunteers will travel throughout the country until end September. The campaign has the message ‘’Education is My Future’’ and volunteers will raise awareness of enrolment through a door-to-door campaign, information materials, the support of religious and street leaders, and peer-to-peer educators.

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How Thousands of Bookmarks Are Going to Improve Global Literacy

Bezos Family Foundation to Match Students' Bookmarks with up to $300,000 for Literacy Program

Media Contacts:

Sabrina Urquhart, Manager, Students Rebuild, Bezos Family Foundation (+1) 206.275.2048 ext. 120
Ajla Grozdanic, Associate Director, Media and Communications, Save the Children 202.251.5859 (M)

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Save the Children Builds Its First Ebola Treatment Center in Liberia

Media Contact

Francine Uenuma 202.450.9153 (M)

Phil Carroll 267.992.6356 (M)

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (Sept. 27, 2014) — A 70-bed Save the Children-built treatment center has now opened its doors in Liberia and is being run by the International Medical Corps (IMC).

Bong county – where the center is located – is one of the five counties in Liberia worst affected by the outbreak, which experts claim could claim up to 1.4 million lives by January.

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Haiyan-hit areas declared as first ‘Zero Open Defecation’ in Leyte

Western Leyte, Philippines (27 September 2014) – Today 7 Haiyan-hit villages across 3 municipalities around Ormoc, Philippines have been declared as first in the entire Leyte province to eradicate defecation in public– a practice known to cause contamination of water sources and diarrheal diseases.

JOBS

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DfID Education MEAL Manager

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Closing date: 14 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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Business Program Development Manager

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Closing date: 14 Oct 2014 Save the Children

The Business Development Manager will work to identify donor opportunities, facilitate donor engagement, assist in the development of fundraising strategies, and coordinate proposal development for large and strategic funding opportunities. Recognising that many conversations with donors involve a review or update around current grants as well as discussions about new opportunities, the Business Development Manager will also be expected to keep closely informed about the progress of all major institutional grants and able to speak to results in key reporting documents.

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Chief Financial Officer, DRC

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2014 Save the Children

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world.

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Finance & Grants Manager

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Closing date: 14 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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Chief of Party, Increasing Access to Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Treatment Services - DRC

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2014 Save the Children

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world.