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Tuesday 7 October 2014

Food Security Assistance Program for People Affected by Drought in Sri Lanka

Save the Children with The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is implementing an assistance programme for Sri Lankans affected by recent drought. With WFP, Save the Children in Mullathivu and Vavuniya districts is distributingfood vouchers and cash assistance to vulnerable families to enable them to obtain the food required to meet their daily energy levels.

Monday 14 July 2014

Flood-Affected Children Take Leadership, Show Resilience in Korea-Funded Distribution

 

One month ago, landslides caused by torrential monsoon rains woke 16-year-old Roshika in the night. Along with her sister Srimali, 15, she fled her home and sought refuge with her family in a temporary shelter.  Life as she knew it was disrupted. The school materials she needed to prepare for important examinations were destroyed.

Friday 13 June 2014

Monsoons cause floods and landslides, disrupt children’s lives

The southwest monsoon came late to Sri Lanka. But when it arrived on June 1, 2014, it cut a swath of destruction through the hillside village of Kithulgoda, about 40 km south of the capital Colombo.

Wednesday 21 May 2014

Sri Lanka Save the Children Team Celebrating Founder’s Day

Save the Children Sri Lanka team celebrated the Founder’s Day on 19th May, 2014 in Kitulampitiya, Galle. The day commemorated the founding of Save the Children by Eglantyn Jebb and her sister Dorothy Buxton on 19th May, 1919 in order to improve the lives of children through better education, health care, and economic opportunities as well as providing emergency aid in natural disasters, war, and other conflicts.

Wednesday 26 February 2014

Clean Toilets to Good Health Habits to Quality Learning

Children in Habarakada School in Colombo, Sri Lanka are now using standard sanitary facilities after Save the Children with CHINTAI Co. Ltd. Japan renovated the lavatory system in the school, which was opened for use on 7th February 2014. This is a mixed school which has 600 children enrolled.

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