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Zambia + 1 more

Aid in Zambia and Zimbabwe

A prolonged drought in Zimbabwe and the southern part of Zambia, crop failure, the aftermath of cyclone Idai and macro-economic challenges, led to acute food insecurity at the start of 2020. Heavy...

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How using shared expertise leads to realizing children’s rights

By Sofía García García, Representative to the UN and Head of Strategic Partnerships and Elisabeth Schmidt-Hieber, Communications Advisor Advocacy at SOS Children’s Villages International One year on...

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Somalia

The identity crisis effect on mental health in Somalia

By nature, human beings have a deep desire to know who they are to feel valued, respected and connected. People acquire identity from various sources and this forms the foundation that helps them to...

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Greece + 1 more

CEO statement on the destruction of the Moria camp

Steffen Braasch, CEO of SOS Children’s Villages International, issued the following statement following the fires at the Moria camp on Lesbos which left some 13,000 people without any shelter and...

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Brazil

Q&A: Brazil's poor suffer the most under COVID-19

Brazil currently has the second highest number of COVID-19 cases in the world. Michéle Mansor, programme director for SOS Children's Villages Brazil, says the poor -- particularly those living in...

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Ecuador + 1 more

Venezuelan unaccompanied young people’s urge for stability

Over four million people have left Venezuela. The UN agency for refugees (UNHCR) estimates that 25,000 unaccompanied children and youth have travelled to neighbouring countries to escape the violence...

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Children are the hidden victims of Latin America’s Corona crisis

Latin America has been declared the new epicentre of the global COVID-19 pandemic. With weak healthcare systems, informal economies and high levels of inequality, the crisis presents an unprecedented...

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