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Mother receives sack of seeds from Plan International

Famine over but South Sudan still in crisis

22 June 2017

A UN-backed food security report released yesterday (21 June) announced that South Sudan is no longer classified as being in famine. However, 6 million people are still suffering from the conditions of the food crisis. 

Girl on her way to school in Nigeria

Lake Chad Crisis: Generation of children missing out on education

23 May 2017

An entire generation of children is missing out on an education in Boko Haram-affected Nigeria, warns Plan International. 

Plan International and the Asian Development Bank announce new partnership

19 March 2017

The partnership between Plan International and the Asian Development Bank will focus on the investment of young people as drivers of economic and social development, and as contributors to poverty reduction.

 

Plan International is providing aid to the areas worst affected by Typhoon Haima

Typhoon Haima: Plan International launches emergency response

20 October 2016

Emergency response teams have deployed to the worst affected areas of the Philippines to assess the urgent needs of children and communities and provide aid.

Typhoon Haima: Second, stronger storm threatens Philippines this week

18 October 2016

Dennis O’Brien, Plan International Philippines Country Director said: “As Typhoon Haima continues to gain in strength and has the potential to become a super Typhoon, Plan International is closely monitoring its path and is preparing to respond with humanitarian assistance, if needed.”

Plan International Prepared to Respond as Typhoon Meranti Nears China

14 September 2016

As super typhoon Meranti approaches the coast of China, Plan International is prepared to assist the emergency response if international assistance is requested. 

China Floods: Plan International launches emergency response

12 July 2016

More than 26.8 million people have been affected following a week of heavy rainfall, which led to widespread flooding across southern China. Plan International China traveled to two of the worst affected provinces, to assess the situation, and identify major needs of children and communities.

Anil Kapoor and Bhagyashri Dengle of Plan India with children from the Mumbai slums

Slumdog's Anil Kapoor turns spotlight on child labour

10 June 2016

Bollywood superstar Anil Kapoor will front a new campaign that brings much needed attention to child labour in India.

Awareness raising session on FGM

Female genital mutilation is still killing girls in Egypt

2 June 2016

Plan International expresses deep shock and sorrow over the tragic death of 17-year-old Mayar, who died while undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM) in Egypt on 29 May.