Humanitarian

Monday 3 October 2022

Save the Children hosts Administrator of USAID, Samantha Power in a USAID-BHA supported humanitarian response programme in urban Sri Lanka

Ranjan Weththesinghe, Director of Programmes for Save the Children walks Administrator of USAID, Samantha Power, and US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Julie Chung through one of the communities worst affected by the ongoing crisis in Sri Lanka. 

Thursday 28 July 2022

PRESS RELEASE- SRI LANKA: ONE IN THREE FAMILIES SEE CHANGES IN CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH AMID ECONOMIC CRISIS

 

 

SRI LANKA: ONE IN THREE FAMILIES SEE CHANGES IN CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH AMID THE ECONOMIC CRISIS

COLOMBO, 28 July 2022 – Nearly one in three parents responding to Save the Children’s survey in June 2022, have noticed negative changes in their children’s behaviour in the last 6 months.

Friday 8 July 2022

PRESS RELEASE: SRI LANKA: MORE THAN TWO THIRDS OF FAMILIES STRUGGLING TO FEED THEMSELVES AS ECONOMIC CRISIS WIPES OUT INCOMES

 

COLOMBO, 6 July, 2022 –More than two in three families in Sri Lanka do not have enough to eat, according to a survey by Save the Children, which warned the country’s economic crisis is rapidly becoming a full-blown humanitarian emergency.

The survey of more than 2,300 families in the crisis-hit country found that 85% of households had lost income since the onset of the economic crisis, with more than half losing most of their income and 1 in 10 losing their entire income. 

Thursday 12 May 2022

JOINT STATEMENT: STOP THE VIOLENCE AND PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF EVERY CHILD IN SRI LANKA

 

MAY 12, 2022

 

We, the undersigned, a network of child rights and protection organizations, are extremely concerned by the events currently taking place in Sri Lanka.  We condemn all forms of intimidation and acts of violence against children.

Saturday 7 May 2022

STATEMENT: Save the Children calls for the safety of children amidst Sri Lanka’s protests.

MAY 7, 2022

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