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Recent Updates

What's happening to Somalia's children?

Imagine one in two people in the UK don’t know where their next meal is coming from or only have enough food to last a few days. It seems unthinkable, doesn’t it?

Natasha Kaplinsky: How makeshift school tents are rebuilding hope in Mozambique

Broadcaster and Save the Children ambassador Natasha Kaplinsky on the threat facing children in Mozambique following Cyclone Idai, and why education is the key to recovery.

Yemen crisis: 85,000 children 'dead from malnutrition'

An estimated 85,000 children under the age of five may have died from acute malnutrition in three years of war in Yemen.

Indonesia tsunami: As threat of disease looms, safe water and hygiene are key to saving the survivors

After the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Sulawesi, Indonesia, survivors are now threatened by the spread of disease.

Squalor and disease await babies born in Bangladesh camps

Newborns in danger of malnutrition and disease as huge influx of refugees from Myanmar puts pressure on basic services in Cox’s Bazar shelters.