A new SOS Children’s Villages programme will improve livelihoods and gender relations between host communities and the growing number of refugees
SOS Children’s Villages Uganda will launch a programme to help the surging number of refugees in the country’s southwest, with a focus on vulnerable local and refugee families.
Two months after a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake in south-east Mexico, SOS Children’s Villages is considering establishing a Child Friendly Space to provide support for children still affected by the devastation.
None of the more than 40 children at SOS Children’s Village Tehuacán were hurt during the 19 September earthquake and there was no major damage to the village. Families in the surrounding community programmes were also reported unharmed.
SOS Children’s Villages-Columbia University tap scientific knowledge and on-the-ground experience to keep children safe.
SOS Children’s Villages has launched a collaboration between its Global Emergency Response team and the International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) at Columbia University’s Earth Institute. The focus of the partnership is a joint effort to improve global disaster preparedness and management, focusing in particular on the risk-management tool Resilience360.
A year after a devastating hurricane hit southern Haiti, SOS Children’s Villages Haiti has restored livelihoods both within an SOS village and the surrounding community.
SOS Haiti stands by to help families affected by wind and rain damage in vulnerable northeast communities.
SOS Children’s Villages Haiti is carrying out assessments in communities affected by Hurricane Irma, which spared much of the country and caused only minor damage to an SOS Children’s Village property.
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- Lead the implementation of Member Associations (MA) and GSC strategic and annual planning processes in the region
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The mission of the International Director Region is the accountable leadership and management of the region, supported by the Regional Directors of Function (Finance & Controlling, Programme & Strategy, Fund Development & Communications, Information & Communication Technology and Human Resources & Organisation Development) and a number of general managers (i.e. SOS Children´s Villages International Representatives), who work closely with the respective Member Associations (MAs) they are assigned to.
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