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Faridah, 20, is working to make her city safer for girls in Kampala

Sexual harassment is biggest city danger for girls across the globe

2 October 2018

Sexual harassment is the number-one safety risk facing girls and young women across the world, according to a survey of global experts in 22 cities released today. The survey is the first of its kind to examine the safety risks facing girls and young women in so many different cities across the world.

A member of Plan International's emergency response team with a rescue team in Palu

Indonesia earthquake: Fear and desperation as aftershocks continue

2 October 2018

Plan International’s emergency response team are reporting scenes of widespread devastation in Sulawesi with locals fearing another tsunami as aftershocks continue.

Damage caused by the disaster in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

Indonesia earthquake: growing concern for affected children

1 October 2018

The immediate needs of children affected by the earthquake in Indonesia that has claimed over 800 lives must be prioritised in the response to the disaster.

Response team member surveys the damage caused by earthquake in Northern Lombok

Shelter and counselling critical for Lombok's child survivors

8 August 2018

As recovery efforts to free trapped survivors from a major earthquake that has claimed 105 lives in Lombok enter day three, thousands of children remain without adequate shelter and out of school. 

500 emergency shelter kits are ready to be distributed by air to the children and families of Lombok.

Second Lombok earthquake: scaling up emergency response

6 August 2018

A second powerful earthquake has struck the Indonesian island of Lombok, less than a week after the first. As the death toll continues to rise, we're scaling up our emergency response. 

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Plan distributes aid to flood-hit Jakartans

21 January 2013

Severe flooding that has affected more than 90,000 people in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, has left many out in the cold - but with relief supplies now being distributed, residents are feeling a little less chilly.