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Children at a school, the Philippines

Typhoon Haiyan 2 Years On: Education Investment Needed

6 November 2015

Two years after the most powerful storm to ever make landfall slammed into the Philippines, the education needs of children living in areas devastated by super Typhoon Haiyan are still not being met, warns Plan International.

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South Asia earthquake: Plan International ready to respond

26 October 2015

Plan International is ready to respond after a magnitude 7.5 earthquake hit north-eastern Afghanistan, with tremors felt widely in Pakistan and India.

young girl studies in a temporary school in Dolakha

Children remain vulnerable in post-quake Nepal

25 October 2015

Six months on from the earthquake that claimed 9,000 lives and impacted the lives of 8 million people, the needs of children in Nepal, especially girls, children with disabilities and marginalised youth, must take precedence.

Syrian children in a refugee camp in Turkey

EU must uphold refugee children's rights

11 September 2015

EU states must not ignore the vast humanitarian challenge set by the refugee crisis. In particular strenuous efforts must be made to directly ensure refugee children and their families receive appropriate treatment, including food, shelter, sanitation, education, psychosocial support and protection from abuse.

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One week left to enter Nickelodeon and Plan International’s Together For Good competition

14 August 2015

There's just one week left to be part of Together For Good, an exciting new competition from Nickelodeon and Plan International.

Girl using a sewing machine in her workshop in Haiti

Solutions for Youth Employment (S4YE) sets an ambitious goal

12 August 2015

The global Solutions for Youth Employment (S4YE) coalition aims to provide support to employment and productive work for 150 million youth by 2030.

Plan International is using 6 boats to support district governments in rescue operations

Pakistan floods: Plan International responds to humanitarian emergency

12 August 2015

As severe monsoon rains fuel flooding across Pakistan, Plan International is aiding evacuation procedures and preparing urgent humanitarian aid.

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Nepal earthquake: Plan International helping thousands of children get back to school

11 August 2015

Plan International will play a key role in getting children affected by 25 April's devastating earthquake back to school by building and managing as many as 200 classrooms reaching many thousands of children.

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Nepal earthquake: aid is getting through, but major needs remain

11 August 2015

Vital emergency aid is getting through to isolated rural communities devastated by the Nepal earthquake - but major needs remain to meet the enormous demand for humanitarian relief.