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Emergencies

Working to build resilient communities and support children’s right to life with dignity and protection before, during and after disasters and conflicts.
Our Emergencies results to date
  • €134 million
    invested last year in the right to protection and assistance before, during and after emergencies
  • 67
    disaster response programmes carried out globally last year
  • 3,251
    Children accessed child-friendly spaces following the 2016 Ecuador earthquake

  • 27 March 2017
    Seventy-eight people have died and over 100,000 left homeless after torrential downpours along Peru's Pacific coast. Plan International is at the scene providing food, water and building materials and supporting children in the community.
  • 15 March 2017
    Twenty-million people, including millions of children, across South Sudan, Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia are in urgent need of food as the East Africa food crisis worsens.
  • 10 March 2017
    Asia-Pacific is the most disaster-prone region in the world, and among those most affected are children and young people. If we want to support children and young people, we need to invest in their education and in the place where they are most commonly found: their schools
  • 22 February 2017
    Providing families in Nigeria with cash transfers is a critical step to address the growing nutrition emergency caused by Boko Haram attacks, blogs Plan International’s Syed Mohammed Aftab Alam.