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19 Sep 2017 description
report Save the Children

Around the world, there are too many refugee children who haven’t just lost their homes, they’re also losing their futures every single day.

More than half of all the refugee children in the world – 3.5 million children – aren’t in school.

16 Jun 2017 description
report Save the Children

New Analysis from Leading Humanitarian, Development and Global Health Organizations Calculates the Devastating Human Costs of Cuts to Foreign Assistance

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05 May 2014 description
report Save the Children

This year the annual State of the World's Mothers report marks its 15th year with a focus on mothers in humanitarian crises. Maternal deaths and child mortality in the most challenging countries of the world can be dramatically cut when efforts are made to improve services for mothers and children. We urgently need to increase access to healthcare in places where state capacity is weak and conflict and insecurity is widespread. All children have the right to survive, no matter where they are born.

18 Jan 2012 description
report Oxfam, Save the Children

Le coût d'une réponse tardive à des alertes précoces lors de la sécheresse de 2011 dans la Corne de l'Afrique.

Plus de 13 millions de personnes sont encore aujourd’hui touchées par la crise dans la Corne de l’Afrique. Malgré plusieurs signes avant-coureurs, apparus quelques mois plus tôt, aucune réponse suffisante n'a été apportée avant qu'il ne soit trop tard.

18 Jan 2012 description
report Oxfam, Save the Children

Thousands of lives and millions of pounds lost due to late response to food crisis in East Africa

Lessons learnt can help prevent future disasters and save lives

Thousands of needless deaths occurred and millions of extra pounds were spent because the international community failed to take decisive action on early warnings of a hunger crisis in East Africa, according to a new report by the international aid agencies Oxfam and Save the Children.

24 Sep 2011 description

Up to 750,000 people face death from hunger in East Africa. Millions more are at risk across the region in the worst food crisis of the 21st century. They will have to bear a legacy of poverty, suffering, and the loss of their livelihoods. Urgent action is needed right now.

But the truth is that this crisis was predicted – and preventable: we already have the knowledge to stop this kind of tragedy from unfolding; we know the steps that must be taken to prevent suffering on this scale.

23 Sep 2011 description
report Save the Children

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Lane Hartill, 202.640.6608 (W), 202.294.9700 (M)

Discovery will support "I’m Gonna Be Your Friend" campaign through its major regional websites

10 Aug 2011 description
report Save the Children

A groundbreaking campaign called "I’m Gonna Be Your Friend" has launched, supported by many of the world’s most famous names in entertainment and their fans.

Tuesday 9 August 2011

Aimed at raising urgently needed funds for the millions of children in East Africa facing starvation, we hope to reach almost a billion people worldwide.

We want people to download a re-release 1973 Bob Marley & The Wailers song ‘High Tide or Low Tide’ and the accompanying short film by award-winning director Kevin MacDonald.