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Cyclone Fani Hits Odisha: An Update

Cyclone Fani Hits Odisha: An Update

Cyclone Fani may have weakened but it did ravage large parts of Odisha before heading towards West Bengal. It has surely left behind a trail of destruction and that's what our on-ground teams are closely monitoring and tracking. 12 people lost their lives in Odisha. Communications, road transportation and power supply have been thrown into disarray. Children and their communities will be requiring urgent relief to bounce back to normalcy.

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At least 350,000 Children in India at Direct Risk in face of Cyclone Fani

At least 350,000 Children in India at Direct Risk in face of Cyclone Fani

At least 350,000 children in India at direct risk in face of Cyclone Fani

Cyclone Fani, which is expected to make landfall in the eastern states of India, is putting 800,000 people directly at risk, including 350,000 children, Save the Children warns – with many more affected by heavy rains, possible flash floods and landslides both in coastal and urban areas. 

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Street Child United Cricket World Cup 2019 – India North Received in British Houses of Parliament

Street Child United Cricket World Cup 2019 – India North Received in British Houses of Parliament

Eight street-connected young people from India North were in the British Houses of Parliament today, representing their country at the Street Child Cricket World Cup. The Street Child Cricket World Cup unites street connected young people from nine countries to play in their own international cricket tournament to challenge negative perceptions and treatment of homeless people from around the world.

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Children from Slum Areas of Bihar got Felicitated for their Educational Achievement

Children from Slum Areas of Bihar got Felicitated for their Educational Achievement

A group of 26 children (15 girls and 11 boys) were felicitated on 18th April our Bihar State Programme Office for their educational achievements. These were children from our intervention areas under Urban Resilience Project and belonged to various slums, they have all successfully cleared the examination of Matric and Intermediate. The most remarkable thing is that all these children were either drop-outs or irregular in school. Despite being slum dwellers and facing all kind of challenges they can successfully able to pursue their education and clear the examinations. Save the Children's intervention has not only motivated these children to purse higher goals but also nourished a sense of self confidence among these children.

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Telangana Government and Save the Children Come together to Fight Child Sexual Abuse

Telangana Government and Save the Children Come together to Fight Child Sexual Abuse

Children face different kinds of abuse but the worst form of abuse and atrocity is sexually assault on children. This creates stigma and a lifelong fear in their hearts and hampers their opportunities for development. Referring to reports, most of the child abuse cases happen within family and friend circle. Many times, the complaints of the child are dismissed by the family.

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