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  • The number of refugees crossing the border from Syria to the Zata’ari refugee camp in Jordan has risen sharply in recent days, leaving camp authorities unable to meet their basic needs when they arrive. 
  • Hundreds more children could die during the cholera outbreak sweeping Sierra Leone unless it is brought under control.
  • Thousands of people, who are still living in tents more than two years after Haiti’s devastating earthquake in 2010, are bracing themselves for a huge tropical storm today.
  • More than one and a half million people in Syria driven from their homes by conflict are in dire need of humanitarian assistance. They're not receiving the help or attention they need due to lack of access.
  • Double Olympic champion Mo Farah passed the baton in the Race Against Hunger to the Prime Minister as Sunday's Global Hunger Summit fired the starting gun on what could be the biggest-ever push against hunger. 
  • Save the Children campaigners - led by our youth ambassador Frank Kapeta -  today delivered our Race Against Hunger petition to Downing Street. It calls on David Cameron to launch the biggest-ever push to end childhood malnutrition at Sunday's Olympic Hunger Summit.
  • Our teams are ready to respond to the needs of thousands of displaced children and their families in the Philippines, after floods triggered by torrential rain from the Southwest Monsoon swept through the capital Manila, and the surrounding region.
  • Our teams working with Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq have found that families forced from their homes are being separated from one another as they flee the intensifying conflict. This is leaving thousands unsure of the fate of their loved ones
  • Millions of families in West Africa are now living through a permanent food crisis, our new joint report published today warns. 
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