Wherever disaster strikes, we’re there – saving lives. Our teams do whatever it takes to reach children in desperate need. In 2015, Save the Children responded to 76 emergencies, delivering life-saving food, water, healthcare, protection and education to three million children.
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Read about the emergencies our teams are responding to right now.
Syria CrisisChildren are suffering in Syria's civil war. Two million children and their families have fled the country. Those still inside Syria face shortages of food, water and medicines. They need our help now more than ever.
- Donate to our Syria Crisis Appeal
Ethiopia Food CrisisEthiopia is facing its worst drought in 50 years. Crops have failed, livestock are dying and 5.7 million children are at risk of hunger. We must save the most vulnerable before it’s too late. Help us act fast – give now.
- Donate to our Ethiopia Food Crisis Appeal
Child Refugee CrisisThousands of child refugees and their families are making perilous journeys. They urgently need care and protection. We’re providing food, water and shelter along the routes refugees take. Help us do more.
- Donate to our Child Refugee Crisis Appeal
Zika Virus ResponseThe Zika virus outbreak in central and South America has been linked to developmental problems in babies whose mothers were infected while pregnant. We're working to raise awareness and stop Zika spreading.
- Donate now to our Zika Virus Response
Yemen CrisisPoverty and escalating conflict have brought Yemen to the brink of famine. More than 21 million people desperately need food and clean water. We’re working hard to protect children, but we urgently need your help.
- More about the Yemen Crisis
El NiñoThe latest El Niño is the strongest on record and is having a devastating impact on children’s lives. But what exactly is El Niño, and how does it affect children and their families? Find out more.
- How El Niño is affecting children
Give to our Emergency FundWe don't know when the next disaster will hit. Our Emergency Fund means we can act swiftly to reach children. Donate today to provide a lifeline to children caught up in emergencies that don’t hit the headlines.
- Find out more about our Emergency Fund
Last updated: July 2016.