News

The following news items highlight the facts, evolving issues and developments that impact the people we help across the globe.

  • Syria: War has denied children their right to education

    21.10.2014 - Three years of brutal conflict in Syria have reversed more than a decade of progress in children’s education. Today over two million of Syria's 4.8 million school-aged children are not in school and are missing out on their right to an education. More...
  • CAR: SOS child killed by stray bullet in Bengui

    15.10.2014 - With deep sadness we report the shooting death of an SOS child in the war-torn Central African Republic. The 11-year-old boy was caught in the crossfire of rival militias in Bangui. More...
  • 2014 Nobel Peace Prize

    10.10.2014 - Our heartfelt congratulations go to this year’s winners of the Nobel Peace Prize, Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi. SOS Children’s Villages offers them our deepest thanks for their tireless efforts on behalf of the world’s children. More...
  • SOS Medical Centre Monrovia: A clinic that won’t give up

    06.10.2014 - Ever since the outbreak of the Ebola virus in Liberia, getting admission into any health care facility has become a major challenge. Most health facilities are reluctant to accept patients due to their fear of the deadly Ebola virus. More...
  • Liberia SOS Medical Centre Ebola death

    26.09.2014 - The SOS Children’s Villages community has suffered a second, tragic loss as a result of the Ebola virus. Monrovia medical centre was closed for one week as precaution; closest co-workers remain under observation. More...
  • SOS Childrens Villages Post-2015 framework equality

    25.09.2014 - “No matter whether you talk about poverty or violence, the inequality experienced by the most vulnerable children is unacceptable and rising." More...
  • SOS Children’s Villages’ message for 69th UN General Assembly

    19.09.2014 - Will the Post-2015 global development agenda have a place for children without parental care? SOS Children's Villages lays case for sustainable future based on equality for all children. More...
  • Syria: Water shortage emergency follows civil war

    12.09.2014 - Fewer mortar shells and barrel bombs are falling on Aleppo, Syria’s largest city, but the city’s residents now face a different kind of threat: water shortage. Supplies of potable water have been been completely cut off, threatening humanitarian disaster. SOS Children's Villages Syria has revived old wells to bring safe water to residents. More...
  • SOS Children´s Villages steps up response to urgent needs in Eastern Ukraine

    10.09.2014 - SOS Children's Villages Ukraine will move to the northern part of the Lugansk region to help more than 1,000 internally displaced children and their families who escaped from the war zone. More...
  • Ebola: SOS mother dies in Liberia

    10.09.2014 - SOS mother from Juah Town contracted virus while visiting a sick relative outside of SOS premises. No SOS children or SOS villages were exposed, but SOS Children's Villages in Liberia remain on high alert and are taking strict precautions. SOS Medical Centre continues to serve Monrovia community non-stop. More...

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