Showing posts with label children. Show all posts
Showing posts with label children. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

All Thai boys, coach evacuated from cave

All Thai boys saved
All 12 boys and their football coach have been rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand after being trapped for 18 days, rescuers said on Tuesday.

Sunday, July 08, 2018

Operation to rescue stranded Thai football team from flooded cave begins

Operation to rescue stranded Thai football team
Rescuers in Thailand have kicked off an operation to pull 12 members of a junior football team and their coach from a flooded cave that they've been in for over two weeks, the head of the rescue mission has announced.

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Rescuers race to free Thai cave boys as heavy rains forecast

Rescuers race to free Thai cave boys
Rescuers raced to pump water from a cave in northern Thailand as forecasted heavy rain threatened to complicate efforts to free a young soccer team found trapped for ten days.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Save the Children report says over half the world's children at risk

over half the world's children at risk
More than half the world's children are threatened by conflict, poverty or sexual discrimination, according to a new Save the Children report.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

60,000 North Korean Children May Starve as Sanctions Slow Aid: UNICEF

60,000 North Korean Children May Starve
An estimated 60,000 children face potential starvation in North Korea, where international sanctions are exacerbating the situation by slowing aid deliveries, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Boat carrying 40 school children capsizes in western India

A boat carrying 40 school children capsized in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Dahanu in western Indian state of Maharashtra on Saturday, officials said.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

4 children dead after school bus, train crash in France

children dead after school bus, train crash in France
Four children were killed and 19 are reported injured after a school bus collided with train Thursday in southern France.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Dozens killed as powerful earthquake jolts Mexico

Dozens killed as powerful earthquake jolts Mexico
At least 149 people were killed as a 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck the central part of Mexico on Tuesday, the EFE news agency reported citing information from local authorities.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Three brothers rescued alive after Italian earthquake

Three brothers rescued alive after Italian earthquake
Rescue workers have pulled three young brothers from the rubble of a collapsed building after an earthquake hit the tourist-packed Italian holiday island of Ischia last night.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

North Korea drought: Children at risk in 'worst crisis since 2001'

North Korea drought
North Korea is facing severe food shortages after being hit by its worst drought since 2001, a report from the United Nations says.

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Acute malnutrition surges in Somalia children: UNICEF

Some 1.4 million children in drought-hit Somalia are projected to suffer acute malnutrition this year, 50 percent more than estimated in January, the U.N. Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Tuesday.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

UN Warns of Greatest Crisis in Decades: More than 20 Million Facing Starvation

The world is facing the largest humanitarian crisis since 1945, the UN's humanitarian chief told the international body on Friday.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Italy hotel avalanche death toll rises to 24, 5 still missing

At least 24 people died in an avalanche that crushed a ski resort in Italy's central Abruzzo region last week, Italian authorities confirmed on Wednesday.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Rescue efforts yield survivors days after Italy hotel avalanche

Rescue workers continued to pull survivors from the wreckage of an Italian hotel more than three days after it was buried in a massive avalanche.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

China’s smoggiest city closes schools amid public anger

China’s smoggiest city closed schools Dec. 21 as much of the country suffered its sixth day under an oppressive haze, sparking public anger about the slow response to the threat to children’s health.

Monday, October 31, 2016

3 killed as floods hit central Indonesia

Floods striking Gorontalo province of central Indonesia has left three people dead, disaster agency official said on Monday.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Kids in US may lead way to conserve energy at home

A group of US kids who participated in an intervention program and their parents have reported increases in energy-saving behaviors, such as turning off power strips at night and washing clothes in cold water.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Africa's El Niño drought threatens millions

Nearly 1 million children need treatment for severe malnutrition in eastern and southern Africa due to a drought that is putting millions more at risk of hunger, water shortages and disease, the UN children's agency said yesterday.

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Ethiopia drought 'as bad for children as Syria's war'

The UN says the worst drought in 30 years in Ethiopia means 400,000 children are suffering from acute malnutrition and more than 10 million people need food aid.

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Drought in Ethiopia Leaves 10 Million Without Food

The government of Ethiopia increased the estimated number of people in dire need of food aid because of the drought to 10.1 million. More than 50 percent of the affected population are children.

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