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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

  • 9 May 2017
    Plan International welcomes the release of 82 schoolgirls from Chibok, who were abducted from their hostel in 2014. Of over 270 who were abducted, however, 113 remain captive.
  • 25 April 2017
    Over the last two years, Plan International has raised €27.7 million to help 293,365 individuals – including 120,279 children – impacted by the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal.
  • 25 April 2017
    With Nepal being one of the most disaster-prone countries, preparedness is a must. The risks associated with earthquakes need to be identified in advance so that plans to address those risks can be made. Communities also need to be made aware of what they can do to prepare and to save lives.
  • 25 April 2017
    The scale of apathy towards humanitarian support today is shocking, says Plan International's CEO Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen. Here she explains why critics of aid for East Africa have got it wrong.