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Friday 17 August 2018

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: INSECURITY COULD SLOW THE CONTAINMENT OF NEW EBOLA OUTBREAK

In response to the Ebola outbreak in conflict-hit DRC, which has already claimed at least 41 lives, Save the Children is urgently deploying its Emergency Health Unit and in country team to the area. They will help trace the contacts of confirmed cases and identify people who may have the disease, before referring them to Ebola treatment centres.

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Monday 23 October 2017

High-level meeting aims to urgently accelerate action to end child marriage in West and Central Africa

Hosted by the Government of Senegal, the High-Level Meeting on Ending Child Marriage brings together key actors to agree on tangible steps toward ending the practice for good.

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Tuesday 15 August 2017

Sierra Leone mudslide: Save the Children staff member and his children among those missing

Save the Children has confirmed that a staff member, along with his young children, is among the hundreds of people missing following a devastating mudslide in Sierra Leone.

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Monday 14 August 2017

Sierra Leone mudslide: Save the Children statement

Dozens of children are likely to be among the hundreds of casualties in a devastating mudslide in Sierra Leone that buried houses and trapped families in their homes, Save the Children has warned.

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Thursday 23 February 2017

Children in desperate quest for education after conflict lays waste to schools in north east Nigeria

Children as old as 15 are flooding into pre-school facilities in a desperate effort to learn after more than seven years of conflict compounded the world’s worst education crisis in north-east Nigeria, says Save the Children.

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