After the SOS Children's Village in Juba, South Sudan, had to be evacuated in July 2016, the SOS families are settling in at their temporary homes in the South Sudanese capital. Life has slowly returned to normal for the children despite the ongoing security challenges in the country.
The SOS Children’s Village in Juba, which opened in early 2015, was evacuated on 11 July 2016 as fighting gripped the capital. The children were quickly moved to safety, leaving behind nearly everything they had.
Emergency programme to focus on helping Yazidis and other communities in need
SOS Children’s Villages is launching a humanitarian programme in the Dohuk region of Iraqi Kurdistan to help ethnic Yazidis and other internally displaced people. Alia Al-Dalli, SOS Children’s Villages’ International Director of the Middle East and North Africa Region, explains the new emergency relief programme to assist more than 3,000 Yazidis and other internally displaced people living in or near the Khanke camp in western Dohuk.
SOS Children’s Villages is joining 77 other organisation in urging the European Commission and EU member states to step up protections of migrant and refugee children.
In a joint statement to be released at the European Forum on the Rights of the Child, which begins Tuesday in Brussels, SOS Children’s Villages and its partners are calling for seven action points to protect children in migration:
Single-parent families tend to be particularly vulnerable to economic hardship. In Namibia, SOS Children’s Villages is working with disadvantaged families, including single mothers, and communities to become self-reliant and build long-term resilience.
SOS Children’s Villages provides children with care, food and playtime
In the weeks after Hurricane Matthew battered southern Haiti on 4 October, residents of Les Cayes were struggling to clear piles of debris. The scars Matthew left behind look nowhere close to healing – and that includes the personal trauma children have suffered.
Inside the Ti Kok Community Centre in Les Cayes, supported by SOS Children’s Villages, a group of preschool-aged children gathered with staff of the centre and SOS staff to do some repairing of their own.
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SOS Children’s Villages International is a Global Organisation established in 1949 that works to meet the needs and protect the interests and rights of orphaned and vulnerable children. SOS Children’s Villages International works through member associations in over 133 countries worldwide.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
Support the development of new and further development of existing IT systems (applied centralised and in more than 100 member associations worldwide)
Ensure effective support for users working with the systems (support, training, software documentation)
Integrate new software solutions into existing system architecture
Consultant- Post Evaluation
Terms of reference (TOR) for an evaluation report DANIDA/CISU Project
Project Title: Strengthening community responses to economic and social marginalisation of vulnerable families in Hebron
SOS Children's Villages is a non-governmental social development organisation that has been active in the field of children's rights and committed to children's needs and concerns since 1948. SOS Children’s Villages Somaliland (referred to as SOS Somaliland) has officially been working in Somaliland since 2000.
Mission and Position Purpose: