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29 Sep 2017 description
report Save the Children
Poor access to clean drinking water and basic health services, coupled with frequent monsoon rains, has sparked growing concern of an outbreak of water-borne diseases like cholera.
06 Mar 2017 description
Concern Worldwide, Oxfam, Save the Children and CARE, supporting the Government of Mozambique, appeal for $10.2 million to support 150,000 people with lifesaving assistance.
10 Nov 2014 description
report Save the Children
Based on interviews with 162 children across affected areas, Save the Children's report highlights that their plight is far from over. Full recovery will be impossible without jobs and food.
13 Oct 2014 description
House Bill 5062 calls for a structural approach to ensuring that children are well prepared, kept safe and their voices heard in disasters and emergencies.
09 Apr 2014 description
report Save the Children
Nine school buildings in the capital Honiara are being used as evacuation centres, while many others have been badly damaged, with floodwaters drenching carpets, smashing windows and destroying learning materials.
02 Aug 2013 description
report Save the Children
The Philippines has taken great strides in recent years in improving its disaster management capacity. It provides a case study of the challenges faced by governments throughout the region.
03 Jan 2013 description
report Save the Children
Support for livestock survival, including veterinary services, feed/fodder, clean water and cash are currently the critical priorities in all flooded districts.
28 Sep 2012 description
report Save the Children
(extract) Key Advocacy Messages: • Malnutrition rates in some of the flood-affected districts were already beyond emergency thresholds and are predicted to worsen. • NGOs and other humanitarian actors need to be supported in mobilizing additional resources both locally and globally for new...
06 Sep 2012 description
report Save the Children
Save the Children warns that more typhoons are expected in coming months Over half a million children are still living in evacuation centres or with host families a month after floods triggered by Tropical Storm “Haikui” hit the Philippines. Save the Children warns that the most severe...
13 Oct 2011 description
report Save the Children
Torrential rain has hit drought-displaced families living in squalid camps in Mogadishu, sweeping at least two children away, killing a pregnant woman and leaving thousands of people without shelter. Heavy rains have flooded the meagre shelters of nearly 2,800 people living in the Sigale camp....