“The warring parties must implement the steps agreed in Sweden, in line with international humanitarian law. The world will be watching. A ceasefire in Hodeidah, and the reopening of Sanaa airport to domestic flights are important first steps to help alleviate the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Yemen.
December 12, 2018: The Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) and Save the Children (SC) in the occupied Palestinian territory held the closing workshop for their project: “Rehabilitation and Reintegration within their families and communities of the Palestinian child ex-detainees in the West Bank including East Jerusalem” to discuss lessons learned and what more needs to be done for future responses for children ex-detainees.
According to UNHCR, 5,253,800 have now fled Syria to surrounding countries in the region. 1.4 million of them fled in 2014 alone with an average of more than 3.935 people per day. In 2015 more than 617,188 Syrians fled the country, an average of more than 1,714 per day. In 2017 more than 623,374 Syrians fled the country, an average of more than 1,731 per day.
Children now make up 45% of the refugee population, meaning there are an estimated 2,354,210 refugee children in the region.
With millions of migrant children on the move worldwide—many of whom have fled crippling poverty, violence, human rights abuses and disasters only to risk exploitation, abuse, trafficking, detention, deportation or even death—Save the Children is urging world leaders meeting at a UN conference in Marrakech today to seize this historic opportunity and adopt the Global Compact on Migration.
More than 1,200 child migrant deaths have been recorded between 2014 and 2018, but the real figure is likely to be much higher.*
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (December 6, 2018) – In response to the release of a new report on food insecurity in Yemen, Tamer Kirolos, Save the Children’s Yemen Country Director said: “Whether or not we call the hunger crisis in Yemen a famine is irrelevant to the millions of children going hungry every day and to their parents who struggle to put food on the table.
A l’occasion de la semaine du Sahel et de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et dans le cadre du rendez-vous annuel de dialogue et de concertation sur les enjeux alimentaires et nutritionnels au Sahel (RPCA) qui se tient en Gambie du 3 au 8 décembre, les ONG Action Contre la Faim, Oxfam et Save The Children lancent le rapport « Sahel : priorité à la résilience et au développement » qui préconise une approche globale et durable pour lutter contre la faim au Sahel.
International NGOs working in Yemen welcome the upcoming political consultations in Sweden. After almost four years of conflict in Yemen, up to 14 million people – 50 per cent of Yemen’s population - do not know where their next meal will come from. An estimated 85,000 children under five are presumed to have died from extreme hunger or disease since 2015.
Feeding the family is a daily struggle for many refugees. But with a small helping hand, groups of refugee women have been able to start thriving small businesses to support their families.
Geneva, November 27 – With twice as many UN-verified attacks on education in Afghanistan in the first half of 2018 than during the whole of 2017—and, the number of out-of- school children on the rise for the first time since 2002, according to an inter-agency study*—urgent action is needed to prevent more Afghan children from being excluded from the education system, the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) is warning today in a new briefing paper
Phnom Penh, 22 November 2018 - In a bid to increase school safety in Cambodia’s most vulnerable communities, UNDP and Save the Children have joined hands in the coastal province of Koh Kong. The collaboration marks a fresh partnership between the two organisations on promoting local school-level disaster preparedness while also supporting the Cambodian Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport’s national disaster management strategy.
URGENT NEED TO REACH HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF SEVERELY MALNOURISHED CHILDREN BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE
An estimated 85,000 children under five may have died from extreme hunger since the war in Yemen escalated, according to new analysis by Save the Children. That’s the equivalent of every single child under the age of five in Birmingham, Britain’s second biggest city.
79,000 Syrian refugee children of schoolgoing age (3-17 years) in current academic year
29,000 Syrian refugee children currently enrolled in formal education (2017-18 academic year)
50,000 Syrian refugee children not enrolled in formal education for 2017-18 academic year
30 million (13% of total) required for Education 25% received
Le souci d’assurer une meilleure protection des enfants du Niger a toujours été au centre des préoccupations du Gouvernement de la 7ème République.
C’est pourquoi, conformément à la réforme du Système National de Protection de l’Enfant et aux recommandations issues des différentes études et analyses dudit Système, mon département ministériel a retenu de dynamiser tout le secteur afin de relever tous les défis s’y rattachant y compris ceux liés à l’assistance humanitaire.
While child marriage has been on the decline recent decades, there is a growing concern for its increased prevalence in crisis situations during conflict and natural disasters. The more typical underlying factors such as gender inequality and social norms, in combination with new factors such as protection risks and poverty, are leaving girls vulnerable in these settings.
• In October, education partners reported 7,720 children (5-17 years) enrolled in formal education while 666 were inrolled in nonformal education. Since January, education partners have recorded a cumulative 20,865 children enrolled in formal education while 14,473 have been enrolled in non-formal education.
• 18 Back to school campaigns were conducted in refugee locations in October.