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2010 was a busy year for SOS Children. In July, we celebrated 20 years of work in Armenia, in October we adopted the UN guidelines for childcare which we helped draw up, and in December we began emergency relief after flooding in Colombia. Click a month to find out more.

January 2010

Haiti orphan appeal, Visit to SOS Children’s Villages in Latvia and Germany by Dan Sutton, 1st Silver End Scout Leader

February 2010

Haiti earthquake victims lose out: sad response to appeal to UK charities, Sri Lanka refugee crisis update, The Global Conspiracy Project raises funds for SOS Children, 'Forgotten children' - World Orphan Week special

March 2010

SOS Somali Doctor: "I hope one day Somalia will be safe", Sports Relief: Foraging a living on a rubbish dump, Gaza’s scarred children, Chile Earthquake Emergency: third update and action plan, Zimbabwe's Forgotten Children: Charity gets much needed boost

April 2010

The Clijsters-Lynch family backs SOS Children's Villages, Welcome to Lagos: our charity view, Hundreds dead in China quake, Mum talk saves babies

May 2010

International Day of Families: May 15th 2010, Luís Figo visits SOS Children's Villages Jordan, 25 years after Live Aid: recent African History, Louis Vuitton teams up with SOS Children,

June 2010

Japanese royalty in Rustenburg, Angelina Jolie visits SOS Children's Village in Haiti, Central America storm causes damage to SOS Children's Villages

July 2010

Edgbarrow School publishes book for SOS Children, Twenty years of SOS Children's Villages in Armenia, SOS helps families affected by Brazil floods

August 2010

SOS Children launches Christmas range 2010, SOS Children opens crisis centre for women in Belarus, Spurs fans help raise thousands for SOS Children, Haiti Earthquake Update: SOS worker shares her impressions

September 2010

The shock and the joy: SOS child reunited with her Grandmother, Bringing twins together, Third SOS Children's Village for Swaziland, Update 22nd September: Latest on SOS Children work in flood affected Pakistan, Interview with President of SOS Pakistan: "We cannot abandon hope", New SOS facilities taking shape in Zambia

October 2010

Volcanic eruption in Indonesia: SOS Children mourns the death of one of its volunteers, SOS helps Benin flood victims, Oscar-nominated actress visits SOS Children's Village Alibaug, Mumbai, SOS Children formally adopts UN Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children, Ninth SOS Children's Village opened in Nepal

November 2010

SOS Children Côte d’Ivoire celebrates 40 years, A better start in life for Baby Gerald, Kim Clijsters and SOS Children urge EU decision-makers to strengthen families and end child poverty, SOS Ambassador Leee John travels to Zambia to fundraise for new Chipata Village, Riots in Haiti force SOS projects to close temporarily

December 2010

SOS Children visit the Seven Seas, A new SOS Children’s Village for the children of Quetta, SOS Venezuela helps flood-affected families, SOS begins emergency relief in flood-affected Colombia, SOS schools in Haiti close as riots erupt, "My goodness you have grown!" SOS Trustee re-visits sponsored child in The Gambia