Latest Save the Children News

Nearly 3 out of 10 children in Afghanistan face crisis or emergency level of hunger in 2024

May. 29, 2024 09:24 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — About 6.5 million children in Afghanistan were forecast to experience crisis levels of hunger in 2024, a nongovernmental organization said. Nearly three out of 10 Afghan children will face crisis or emergency levels of hunger this year as the country feels the...

Flash floods in northern Afghanistan sweep away livelihoods, leaving hundreds dead and missing

May. 12, 2024 18:30 PM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Shopkeeper Nazer Mohammad ran home as soon as he heard about flash floods crashing into the outskirts of a provincial capital in northern Afghanistan. By the time he got there, there was nothing left, including his family of five. "Everything happened just all of...

Save the Children disputes abuse allegations after Guatemalan prosecutors raid offices

Apr. 26, 2024 19:48 PM EDT

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The aid group Save the Children said there is nothing to support accusations of misconduct, speaking after Guatemalan prosecutors raided its offices in the Central American country looking for evidence of alleged abuse of migrant children. “We have been...