SOS Children: News Archive
Here you can find our news archive, which is ordered by date. The page includes accounts of our follow-up work in tsunami-affected countries, other emergency programmes, such as in Pakistan and the Middle East, as well as all the recent news from our work around the world. We also have an emergency relief archive available on emergency-appeal.org.
Dec 10, 2013 04:35 PM
As the world gathers to celebrate the life and achievements of Nelson Mandela, those living with HIV/AIDS are just one group thankful for this great man.
Dec 10, 2013 03:10 PM
Across South Africa, and the world, millions are reflecting on the inspiring life of Nelson Mandela, who passed away last week. One child at an SOS Children's Village in South Africa said, "Nelson Mandela is like a hero to me, he did a lot for us. He did a lot for the country."
Dec 10, 2013 10:10 AM
One month after typhoon Haiyan wreaked devastation across Tacloban, SOS Children and other charities are working hard to relieve the suffering of children. One of the best ways to help youngsters deal with the trauma of their experiences is to make sure they have places where they can play.
Dec 06, 2013 05:53 PM
Charities often have to provide evidence for the success of previous projects, but does focusing on the past discourage new approaches? Laurinda Luffmann investigates...
Dec 06, 2013 11:45 AM
Today, the world mourns the passing of one of the greatest figures of our time. A constant fighter for justice and equality, Nelson Mandela’s greatness was demonstrated in all that he did. We thank Mr Mandela for his tireless work to protect the rights of the most vulnerable members of society, in South Africa and around the world.
Dec 04, 2013 02:30 PM
Amazon recently announced that in five years' time, they hope to use unmanned drones to deliver their goods. "I know this looks like science fiction, but it's not," said Jeff Bezos, Amazon boss. Flying couriers are an exciting technology. Could they be used to help some of the world's most marginalised people? Rainbow Wilcox investigates...
Dec 04, 2013 01:17 PM
As the number of Syrian refugee children rises, schools in neighbouring countries are struggling to cope.
Dec 04, 2013 12:05 AM
Christmas is a magical time for children. That sense of anticipation as the special day draws closer, the joy of exchanging gifts and sharing unforgettable moments with those closest to us. At Children's Villages the world over, SOS families celebrate Christmas in their own unique way. Here, we share some festive moments from around the world.
Dec 03, 2013 11:25 AM
Last month, an Ethiopian doctor published an impassioned plea for rich countries to stop ‘poaching’ medical staff from Africa. Is the brain drain something charities can and should be concerned about, asks Laurinda Luffman?
Dec 02, 2013 03:40 PM
As in many other African countries, the wider availability of antiretroviral treatment has slashed deaths and reduced new infections from HIV/AIDS in Malawi.