Emergencies

Wherever disaster strikes, we’re there – saving lives. Our teams do whatever it takes to reach children.

 
 

East Africa  ●  Syria  ●  Yemen  ●  Child Refugee Crisis  ●  Nigeria  ●  Rescue at Sea Appeal  ●  Iraq

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Read about the emergencies our teams are responding to right now.

East Africa Food Crisis

Millions of children are at risk of hunger across South Sudan Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya. We must act now to save lives.
 
 
Donate to our East Africa Food Crisis Appeal
 
A Syrian child refugeein Lebanon.

Syria Crisis

Two million children and their families have fled Syria. Those still inside the country face shortages of food, water and medicines. They need our help now more than ever.
 
Donate to our Syria Crisis Appeal
A child is checked for malnutrition in Yemen.

Yemen Crisis

This is the world's largest humanitarian crisis. More than 21 million people desperately need food and clean water. We’re working hard to protect children.
 
Donate to our Yemen Crisis Appeal
A child refugee in Lesvos, Greece

Child Refugee Crisis

Thousands of child refugees and their families are making perilous journeys. They urgently need food, water and shelter.
 
Donate to our Emergency Fund to help child refugees
 
A Syrian girl is rescued by out ship staff

Rescue at Sea Appeal

Children are still drowning as they flee danger. Our rescue ship saves lives, and we provide medical care, food, water and emotional support.
 
Donate to our Rescue At Sea Appeal

Iraq Crisis

We need to act now to protect children who have been living in the shadow of war for so long.
 
 
Donate to our Emergency Fund
Malnourished child in Nigeria

Nigeria Food Crisis

After seven years of brutal war, it is predicted that 200 children die each day unless they get help - because of a severe food crisis.
 
Donate to our Emergency Fund
Young boy looks out of one of our helicopter windows

Emergency Health Unit

The Emergency Health Unit allows Save the Children to deploy world-class health professionals to an injured child's side within 72 hours.
 
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Give to our Emergency Fund

We don't know when the next disaster will hit. Our Emergency Fund means we can act swiftly to reach children. Donate today.
 
Donate to our Emergency Fund
 
 

 

Last updated: February 2017.