A Matter of Life and Death: Protecting children during and after emergencies is a matter of life and death

by Child Protection Working Group / Reports

A report from the Child Protection Working Group (CPWG), with ChildFund Alliance, outlining the various reasons why protecting children from violence and exploitation is a life-saving intervention during and after emergencies, and should be prioritized for funding in all humanitarian crises.

ChildFund Responds to Indonesia Earthquake and Tsunami Emergency

by Diana Quick / Member Spotlight

Thousands of children and their families are in urgent need of assistance following the most devastating earthquake and tsunami to hit Indonesia in almost a decade.

More than 1,570 people have been confirmed dead and almost 200,000 people, 40% of whom are children, need urgent humanitarian assistance following a series of earthquakes that triggered a tsunami in the heavily-populated Central Sulawesi province in Indonesia.

Emergency in the Philippines: 9,000 Children Affected by the Eruption of Mayon Volcano

by Educo / Member Spotlight

More than half of these children are participants of Educo projects in the country

19 January 2018 -- The NGO EDUCO [a member of ChildFund Alliance] warns that 8,703 Filipino children are suffering the consequences of the eruption of Mayon volcano, which has been active since Jan 13. The majority of them, 5,568 children, are participants of projects that Educo run in the country in the municipalities Daraga, Camalig, Guinobatan, Ligao and Legazpi.

Putting Children at the Heart of the World Humanitarian Summit

by ChildFund Alliance, Plan International, Save the Children, SOS Children's Villages International, War Child, World Vision International / Reports

ChildFund Alliance, Plan International, Save the Children, SOS Children’s Villages International, War Child, and World Vision’s report to ensure that children’s perspectives are considered, and their priorities and recommendations are reflected in the outcomes of the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS), which will take place on May 23-24, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey.