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Concern for Pacific communities affected by eruption and tsunami

20 January 2022

Plan International is concerned about the safety and welfare of children in communities affected by the volcanic eruption and tsunami near Tonga.

Displaced women and children in a camp for displaced people

Conflict leaves Ethiopia's children alone and vulnerable

19 January 2022

The conflict in Northern Ethiopia has separated children from their families, forced them out of school and seen many go hungry.

Review of our exit from Sri Lanka in 2019

19 January 2022

Key findings and actions from the independent review into Plan International’s exit from Sri Lanka in December 2019. 

Plan International supports Sri Lanka schools to stop COVID-19 spread

19 January 2022

A new programme will deliver handwashing facilities in over 300 Sri Lankan schools to help prevent the spread of disease.

Plan International ready to respond to Super Typhoon Rai

17 December 2021

Plan International is responding to the impact of Typhoon Rai in the Philippines, and is closely monitoring the evolving situation.

We urge protection of asylum-seeking and migrant children at Belarus-EU border

13 December 2021

Reports suggest more than 5,000 people have been struggling in bitterly cold conditions along the border between Belarus and Poland.

World leaders urged to halt escalating hunger crisis

2 December 2021

One hundred and twenty non-governmental organisations have joined forces to urge action from world leaders as 17% more people are expected to need life-saving aid in 2022.

Adolescent Syrian girls attending a Plan International workshop on child marriage.

Girls’ rights are a "casualty" of Syria conflict

25 November 2021

A decade of conflict in Syria has led to a sharp decline in girls’ rights, according to a new report by Plan International.

COP26 has failed to recognise the urgency of the climate crisis

16 November 2021

The world’s most climate vulnerable countries have been forced into accepting an agreement which simply will not be enough for communities already experiencing devastating climate change, with children and girls the hardest hit.