News

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

  • Young volunteers in Nepal describe what they saw after quake

    10.05.2015 - Over 80 young volunteers from SOS Children’s Villages programmes in Nepal were among the first responders who stepped up to care for children and families injured and displaced by the earthquakes. Two of those volunteers, Rinku Rawal (15) and Indira Lama (16), describe what they saw. More 
  • Why are Child Friendly Spaces important for Nepal recovery?

    01.05.2015 - Child Friendly Spaces are a central pillar of SOS Children’s Villages’ emergency response plan in Nepal, as in most of the 125 emergencies where we have helped families recover from catastrophe. Learn why. More 
  • At SOS Child Friendly Space Nepali children draw out earthquake trauma

    01.05.2015 - An SOS Child Friendly Space in Bhaktapur is giving Nepali children whose families have lost everything in the earthquake a safe haven in which to play, relax and express their trauma through drawing and other activities. More 
  • Nepal: International aid crucial for earthquake survivors

    30.04.2015 - Nepal's earthquake victims are struggling to survive while waiting for international aid to arrive. On the ground, SOS Children's Villages is delivering relief but more help is crucial. More 
  • SOS Children’s Village safe haven for earthquake victims

    29.04.2015 - More than one thousand residents of Jorpati outside Kathmandu in Nepal have found shelter in their local SOS Children’s Village after last week’s earthquake. More 
  • SOS Nepal emergency teams now active in four areas

    27.04.2015 - As many as one million Nepali children have been affected by the earthquake. SOS Children's Villages is running relief camps, providing food and shelter, and will soon open a first child friendly space. More 
  • Nepal earthquake relief underway at SOS villages

    26.04.2015 - SOS Children's Villages Nepal emergency relief teams have begun to help hundreds of people at two locations close to the earthquake's epicenter. More 
  • Response to massive earthquake in Nepal

    25.04.2015 - A powerful earthquake struck west of the Nepali capital Kathmandu on Saturday, 25 April, causing extensive damage at the epicentre. SOS Children’s Villages is assessing the situation and plans to provide support to affected children as part of the global humanitarian response. More 
  • SOS Children's Villages: Europe must work to protect child migrants

    23.04.2015 - After the latest loss at sea of hundreds of desperate adults and children attempting to migrate to Europe, SOS Children's Villages International asks European governments to act together to prevent further such tragedies and protect child migrants. More 
  • Advocacy success: Child protection and care system reforms passed in Lithuania

    03.04.2015 - Through the Care for ME! campaign, SOS Children's Villages Lithuania has successfully advocated for child protection and care system reforms to better protect and promote the rights of Lithuanian children who have lost, or risk losing, parental care. More 

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