Save the Children: 400,000 children still displaced from Mosul fighting

Monday, 16 October 2017

Around 400,000 children are still displaced from the fighting for Mosul, one year after the start of a military offensive to recapture the Iraqi city from the ISIS, Save the Children said on Monday. ISIS’s self-declared caliphate effectively collapsed in July, when US-backed Iraqi forces re-took Mosul, the group’s de facto capital in Iraq, after a grueling nine-month battle. “Just because the fighting in Mosul has stopped doesn’t mean the ...

Demi Lovato to help war-scarred children in Iraq

Sunday, 24 September 2017

Demi Lovato was named a Global Citizen ambassador at the organization’s annual music festival Saturday, championing the mental health of thousands of children displaced within Iraq and other vulnerable communities.The singer and Global Citizen will fund the expansion of a Save the Children pilot program, Healing and Education through the Arts, to violence-scarred young people living in Iraq’s Kirkuk and Salah al Din areas.“Ending the stigma around mental health conditions and ...

One million malnourished children in Yemen are at risk of cholera

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

More than one million malnourished children aged under five in Yemen are living in areas with high levels of cholera, the charity Save The Children warned on Wednesday as it began sending more health experts to the worst hit areas. The scaling up in response came after latest figures show that a deadly cholera epidemic that started in April 2015 has infected more than 425,000 people and killed almost 1,900. Save the Children said children under the age of 15 are now accounting for about 44 ...

What are the humanitarian needs in wake of Mosul offensive?

Monday, 17 October 2016

The US predicted ISIS would suffer “a lasting defeat” as Iraqi forces mounted their biggest operation since US troops withdrew in 2011

CIA not optimistic about future for unified Syria

Saturday, 30 July 2016

CIA Director John Brennan acknowledged that Syria may not survive a five-year civil war in its current state

Save The Children-supported maternity hospital bombed in Syria

Friday, 29 July 2016

A maternity hospital supported by Save the Children was bombed Friday in an air raid in Idlib province of northwest Syria

Grim realities of children’s lives in Syria revealed

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

A life in which parents and their children are surrounded by warring groups and access to medicine or physicians is limited

Tony Blair: Is he a great humanitarian?

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Ask the average person in Britain to name their top ten humanitarian actors and ask them to name their top ten warmongers and my bet would be that Tony Blair would top one list and not figure in the other. So why did the U.S. branch of Save the Children (STC) chose on November 19 to award the former British prime minister its global legacy award at a glitzy gala dinner in New York? At first, second and third glance it seems an extraordinary decision up there with Henry Kissinger winning the ...

Chris Doyle

Charity lists dead Gaza children in British paper ads

Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Readers are invited to send text messages as part of the campaign to force a permanent ceasefire "for the children of Gaza and Israel".

‘Sexy’ children’s charity video goes viral

Friday, 9 May 2014

‘You want me to say that’s sexy?’ a fashion model asks the director in the charity video stunt

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