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Cleaning Wayanad- A Save the Children Initiative Post Kerala Floods

Cleaning Wayanad- A Save the Children Initiative Post Kerala Floods

As a part of a larger initiative one of the biggest issues that Kerala faces as an aftermath of the terrible floods of 2018 is that of cleaning up the spaces to make them hygienic and livable again.

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Mind matters in disaster settings: Emotional care should find a central place in Kerala’s flood response

All disasters are alike- they all ultimately result in human suffering. Some disaster survivors are unique-they suffer in their own way, often silently.
Immediately after a disaster, life-saving aid flows in. Yet, while the armed forces, government, volunteers and humanitarian agencies are adept at dealing with the physical needs, they can miss the invisible needs of disaster survivors – such as mental health and psychosocial support, especially for children.

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70% of Kerala’s Population Hit by Floods, Urgent Support Needed to Rebuild Lives

70% of Kerala’s Population Hit by Floods, Urgent Support Needed to Rebuild Lives

Save the Children is compassionately working towards providing relief and rehabilitation to those in need as the state of Kerala has been hit by devastating floods in which more than 350 people have been killed. This has been the worst flooding the state has witnessed since 1924.

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Education and Protection of Children the Priority as Floods Ravage Kerala, says Save the Children

Following heavy flooding in Kerala, which has escalated over the past few days, Save the Children is warning of the urgent needs of children, particularly  continuity of education and protection. While closely monitoring the situation -- in coordination with SPHERE India, the national humanitarian coalition -- Save the Children is prepared to respond to the most vital needs of children and their families. It would do so in coordination with the State government and other agencies (non-governmental agencies) -- at the national level.
 

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Coffee Table Book Launched to Highlight Achievements of our Project to Address Child Labour in Delhi's Garment Industry

Coffee Table Book Launched to Highlight Achievements of our Project to Address Child Labour in Delhi's Garment Industry

Protecting the Rights of Children employed in Delhi’s garment factories, Save the Children, supported by apparel brand Tommy Hilfiger, has successfully benefitted over 5196 children and 3801 adults with education and livelihood skills. 87% children working in Delhi’s apparel industry are employed for embellishment and intricate embroidery work through ‘Addas’, which are small household based units.
 

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