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Sep 25, 2016, 14:12 ET Children Make Up Approximately Half Of Casualties In Eastern Aleppo, According To Medics

 Humanitarian partners in Eastern Aleppo have told Save the Children that approximately half of the casualties they are pulling from the rubble...


Sep 22, 2016, 15:34 ET Ambulance medic seriously injured amid intense Aleppo violence

 A medic with the Syrian charity Shafak has been seriously injured in a barrel bomb attack on his home in eastern Aleppo, amid escalating...


Sep 20, 2016, 18:52 ET President Obama's Leaders' Summit on Refugees is Step in the Right Direction

 Carolyn Miles, President & CEO of Save the Children issued the following statement on the results achieved at the Leaders' Summit on...


Sep 20, 2016, 13:57 ET Media Availability and Statement from Carolyn Miles on Aid Convoy Attack in Syria

In response to the attack on the aid convoy near Aleppo, Syria, Carolyn Miles, President and CEO of Save the Children US, issued the following...


Sep 13, 2016, 19:00 ET Alarming Trends Face Children and Families of World's 21st Largest Country

The world's 65.3 million forcibly displaced people — who would make up the world's 21st largest country based on population — are...


Sep 08, 2016, 13:25 ET Save the Children's Search-and-Rescue Ship Sets Sail from Sicily to Save Children's Lives in Deadly Mediterranean

Save the Children's search and rescue ship, the Vos Hestia, has launched its first search and rescue mission for refugees and migrants crossing the...


Sep 01, 2016, 08:00 ET Families Should Take 3 "Prep Steps" to Protect Kids this National Preparedness Month, Urges Save the Children

 Save the Children, which is responding to the historic floods in Louisiana and has served more than 1 million U.S. children affected by...


Aug 25, 2016, 08:55 ET MoneyGram anuncia transacciones sin costo para donaciones a la Cruz Roja tras el sismo en Italia

 MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) anunció hoy una exención de todo costo de transacción para las donaciones a la Cruz Roja en una...


Aug 24, 2016, 18:13 ET MoneyGram Announces Zero-Fee Transactions for Red Cross Donations Following Italy Earthquake

MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) today announced a waiver for all transaction fees for donations to the Red Cross in an effort to support the earthquake...


Aug 23, 2016, 19:00 ET Save the Children Launches Search-and-Rescue Ship in Deadly Mediterranean

The number of children crossing the Mediterranean compared to the same period last year has risen by more than two-thirds – and this journey...


Aug 22, 2016, 10:49 ET Save the Children Hopes President Obama's Baton Rouge Visit Will Shine a Spotlight on Vulnerable Children and Education Needs

Thousands of Louisiana children remain displaced, distressed and unable to return to school, leaving them and their futures extremely vulnerable,...


Aug 17, 2016, 10:57 ET Flood experiences pose long-term risks to thousands of Louisiana children, Save the Children warns

 Thousands of Louisiana children who have lost homes, belongings and their sense of security are in need of urgent assistance to protect their...


Aug 16, 2016, 10:37 ET Yellow Fever Outbreak on Brink of Going Global

The largest Yellow Fever epidemic in decades is hitting the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Angola, and could soon spread to the Americas,...


Aug 15, 2016, 16:26 ET Save the Children Responding to Historic Flooding in Louisiana

Save the Children is deploying an emergency response team to Baton Rouge to establish Child-Friendly Spaces in emergency shelters and assess...


Aug 11, 2016, 11:40 ET Wyndham Worldwide Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary by Giving Back

Ten years ago, the launch of Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) created a new type of hospitality company – one that brought together some of the...


Jul 29, 2016, 14:39 ET Save the Children-Supported Maternity Hospital Bombed in Idlib

A Save the Children-supported maternity hospital in Idlib, Syria was bombed today. The hospital serves over 1,300 women and performs over 300...


Jul 29, 2016, 10:59 ET Children Make Up '35 Percent of Casualties in Aleppo,' According to Save the Children Partner

 Aid workers in Aleppo have reported horrific conditions for casualties and health workers, with limb amputations and head trauma the most...


Jul 07, 2016, 11:16 ET Super Typhoon Nepartak Races toward Taiwan and China Packing Sustained Winds of more than 160 mph

Taiwan and China are bracing for the first typhoon to make landfall in the northwestern Pacific Ocean in almost 200 days – "super" typhoon...


Jun 30, 2016, 22:56 ET Brad Paisley and Senators Manchin and Capito Tour Flood-Ravaged School in West Virginia with Save the Children

Save the Children continues to provide much-needed assistance to children and families severely impacted by the historic floods that hit West...


Jun 28, 2016, 08:44 ET Jennifer Garner and Save the Children CEO Urge Support for Families Hit by Historic West Virginia Floods

 Following historic flooding that hit West Virginia last Thursday and Friday, Save the Children is helping families and communities assess...


Jun 28, 2016, 08:44 ET Jennifer Garner and Save the Children CEO Urge Support for Families Hit by Historic West Virginia Floods

 Following historic flooding that hit West Virginia last Thursday and Friday, Save the Children is helping families and communities assess...


Jun 28, 2016, 08:44 ET Jennifer Garner and Save the Children CEO Urge Support for Families Hit by Historic West Virginia Floods

 Following historic flooding that hit West Virginia last Thursday and Friday, Save the Children is helping families and communities assess...


Jun 28, 2016, 08:44 ET Jennifer Garner and Save the Children CEO Urge Support for Families Hit by Historic West Virginia Floods

 Following historic flooding that hit West Virginia last Thursday and Friday, Save the Children is helping families and communities assess...


Jun 20, 2016, 12:53 ET World Refugee Day Finds Record Number of Children Displaced and in Danger

Today, on World Refugee Day, Carolyn Miles, Save the Children's President and CEO, released the following statement:   "A record 65 million...


Jun 20, 2016, 12:53 ET World Refugee Day Finds Record Number of Children Displaced and in Danger

Today, on World Refugee Day, Carolyn Miles, Save the Children's President and CEO, released the following statement:   "A record 65 million...