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26 Dec 2014 description

On 26 December 2004 the Indian Ocean tsunami, one of the worst natural disasters in human history, snatched away over 230,000 lives in 14 countries. Ten years on, SOS Children's Villages remembers the disaster and pays tribute to the brave children and adults who persevered, helping each other, and rebuilding their lives after the tragedy. And we thank our donors and partners for sharing in our commitment to helping those affected make a full recovery for the long-term.

07 May 2008 description

07/05/2008 - The scale of the cyclone disaster in Myanmar is enormous and reminds us of the tsunami catastrophe in 2004. But today's situation is different: unfortunately SOS Children's Villages is not in the position to offer effective and rapid emergency aid.

On 3 May, the people of Myanmar experienced one of the worst cyclones in history, and as the week dawns we are only beginning to get a glimpse of the devastation and destruction left in the wake of the storm.