When disaster strikes, we’re there – saving lives. Our teams do whatever it takes to reach children, delivering life-saving food, shelter and medicines straight to where they’re most urgently needed. In the weeks and months after an emergency, we help keep children safe and support families to rebuild their lives.

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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?

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.

Save The Children - DEC Emergency Appeal for People Fleeing Myanmar

Over half a million people have fled violence in Myanmar. They are arriving in Bangladesh with nothing. Food and medical aid are desperately needed. 145,000 children are at serious risk. Children are suffering from severe malnutrition. The DEC urgently needs your help to continue delivering vital aid. Please, donate now: http://bit.ly/2yfsPiG