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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
  • €145 million
    invested last year in the right to protection and assistance before, during and after emergencies
  • 51
    disaster response programmes carried out globally in 2015
  • 16,765
    people trained to respond to the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea

  • 10 February 2016
    The bold and ambitious Paris climate change agreement should be welcomed, but there are many challenges to overcome to ensure it becomes a reality, blogs Plan International's Alison Wright.
  • 15 January 2016
    Millions of people are in need of food assistance as the strengthening El Niño global weather phenomenon throws Ethiopia into one of the worst droughts in decades. In Oromia, the most populous part of the country, many families have been left without an income and little to eat, while children are dropping out of school…
  • 6 January 2016
    This photo story shows how Plan International has been working with a special team of clowns to help bring joy into child refugees' lives.
  • 18 December 2015
    On International Migrants Day, Plan International’s Unni Krishnan blogs on the need for a coordinated and humane response to the Syrian refugee crisis.