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Emergencies

When children are fighting to survive and rebuild their lives, we act quickly.

Our Emergency Appeals

Our Emergency Fund

Our Emergency Fund allows us to respond wherever the need is greatest. It lets us be on the ground within hours of a disaster, so we can reach children immediately with the basics they need to survive.

No matter what the emergency, children always suffer the most.

Conflict and natural disasters threaten millions of children's survival and well-being every year - and the need is greater now than it has ever been.  

When children's lives are in danger from the Global Hunger Crisis, the Haiti Earthquake, or the crisis in Afghanistan, we have to act quickly.

The climate crisis

The link between the climate crisis and children's lives has never been clearer to see, or more difficult to witness. We have to act now.

Almost half of children worldwide are at huge risk from the impacts of the climate crisis as extreme weather destroys crops, livestock and livelihoods.

Families are missing out on the food they need to stay healthy, struggling to pay for school or healthcare and many children  have to work to support their families. 

Without immediate action, the climate crisis will continue to rob children of their childhood and their futures, especially those living in the poorest places.

Change is possible and a better world for children can be built – but we have to act now.

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