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22 Sep 2017 description
report Save the Children

NEW YORK, NY (September 21, 2017)— As world leaders meet in New York for the UN General Assembly, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya children who fled violence and killing in Myanmar’s Rakhine state are now facing an increasingly desperate situation in Bangladesh.

Close to 250,000 children are among the newly arrived Rohingya in the Bangladesh district of Cox’s Bazar, where there are widespread shortages of food, water and shelter. Heavy rainfall in recent days is making a desperate situation even worse.

22 Sep 2017 description
report Save the Children

Al menos un centenar de estudiantes podrían haberse quedado atrapados después del derrumbe de su colegio en la Ciudad de México. Dos escuelas se han derrumbado por el terremoto de magnitud 7.1 que ha destruido parte de la capital mexicana. El equipo de Save the Children en Ciudad de México ha comprobado cómo miles de personas han perdido sus hogares y actualmente están alojados en refugios. “Los mexicanos han mostrado una enorme solidaridad. Los voluntarios están trayendo agua, comida, ropa y máscaras para el polvo.

22 Sep 2017 description

Those are the words of Shadia*, an adolescent refugee girl living in Dadaab refugee camp in northern Kenya. She knows that she cannot survive and thrive without a good education. She knows it’s the ticket to a better future for her and her family – the chance to fulfil her dreams of becoming a doctor.

21 Sep 2017 description
report Save the Children

Save the Children is standing by ready to respond to Hurricane Maria, expected to make landfall in the Dominican Republic in the coming hours.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 - 10:22pm

Alba Rodriguez, Save the Children Country Director in Dominican Republic says:

21 Sep 2017 description
report Save the Children

The fate of up to five children still trapped under the rubble in a Mexico City school, following yesterday’s powerful earthquake, is growing more desperate by the hour.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 - 11:55pm

Efforts are under way to pull one young girl from underneath the ruins, where more than 20 children are already confirmed to have died, but local authorities and rescue efforts are overwhelmed due to the sheer scale of the destruction.

The death toll in the country stands at more than 200 and is expected to rise further in the coming hours.

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Jobs

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21 Sep 2017 description
job Closing date: 28 Sep 2017 Save the Children

The role The Sponsor Servicing assistant will primarily provide administrative support to Sponsor Servicing Team in Luzon Program Office. The post holder may assist in case history collection, encoding of Annual Family Update (AFU); will assist in the facilitation of the AFU; maintains filing system related to Sponsorship; coordinates with Program Coordinators, Program Officers, Community Mobilizers to support correspondence in the area. In some instances extend support in the preparation and facilitation in the conduct and/or pre-post training activities.

21 Sep 2017 description
job Closing date: 06 Oct 2017 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.

21 Sep 2017 description
job Closing date: 05 Oct 2017 Save the Children

Terms of reference

For

'Development of a Customized Entrepreneurship manual for training VET trainees'

21 Sep 2017 description
job Closing date: 01 Oct 2017 Save the Children

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 3: the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ROLE PURPOSE:

21 Sep 2017 description
job Closing date: 06 Oct 2017 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.

Training

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31 Aug 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 31 Oct 2017 Training date: 06 Nov 2017 to 19 Oct 2018 Deakin University, Save the Children

The Graduate Certificate in Humanitarian Health is a uniquely challenging course designed for humanitarian health practitioners. The Graduate Certificate in Humanitarian Health (GCHH) provides an avenue for meeting the educational needs of humanitarian health workers in Australia and internationally and those with a desire to gain knowledge and expertise to work in the humanitarian sector.

28 Aug 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 15 Oct 2017 Training date: 06 Nov 2017 to 08 Jun 2018 Deakin University, Save the Children

Application open until October 15th!

The Humanitarian Leadership Programme (Graduate Certificate of Humanitarian Leadership) is a uniquely intensive and challenging leadership programme designed for humanitarians.

The HLP is a comprehensive eight-month programme designed by an expert group of humanitarians, academics, and leadership development specialists to transform the leadership offered by humanitarians and their organisations. Applications are now open for the November 2017 intake.

16 Aug 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Jul 2018 Training date: 13 Aug 2018 to 24 Aug 2018 World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Save the Children, Royal Tropical Institute

This 10 day residential training programme for health professionals is focused on the analysis of health systems of countries affected by, or recovering from, protracted crises. It is organised jointly with the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Save the Children and the World Health Organisation (WHO).