CNN's Errol Barnett travels with the first UNHCR airlifed aid into Mogadishu, Somalia, in five years.
More than 800 Somali children are arriving at crowded refugee camps in Kenya daily after walking for days to escape a prolonged drought, an aid group said this week.
After months of being holed up as the war in Libya continues, some children in the besieged city of Misrata have returned to class.
CNN's Ben Wedeman reports on how school children are coping in war-torn Misrata, Libya.
When the boat people arrive at this small Italian island on the southern edge of Europe, many look lost, not even sure what country they are in.
The world continues to mobilize to help victims after a massive earthquake and tsunami sparked a nuclear crisis in Japan.
Food is starting to arrive in Japan for earthquake victims. NHK has more.
Keiko Naganuma laughs at her six-year-old son, Ran, as he takes his toy alligator and pretends it's eating their blanket in the evacuation center.
A "deeply worried" Emperor Akihito speaks of the nuclear crisis following the earthquake and tsunami
After a devastating earthquake and tsunami, the world is reaching out to help and so can you
After the fifth largest earthquake in history struck Japan, many Americans have been eager to help -- but donations can be tricky, particularly in the earliest phase of the recovery effort.
As fighting erupted across Egyptian society, Save the Children, an international aid group devoted to helping poor boys and girls, and other agencies watched their world and work start unraveling.
Growing up as an "Army brat," actress Julianne Moore bounced around the United States and witnessed first-hand the needs of underprivileged children in her own country.
Actress, Julianne Moore talks to CNN's Alina Cho about her artist ambassadorship for 'Save the Children.'
The British aid worker released after being kidnapped in Somalia says he's glad to free.
Somali gunmen on Wednesday released a British aid worker kidnapped last week while working for Save the Children.
Guns fell silent Tuesday in the embattled central Somali town of Beledweyne, a day after heavy fighting between Islamist insurgents and government forces left at least 17 people dead and 20 others injured.
She has yet to nail down the costumes - and will have to come up with rules for all the candy
One of two aid workers kidnapped from a Somali town near the Ethiopian border is doing well, according to a spokeswoman for their organization, Save the Children.
Gunmen kidnapped two aid workers from a Somali town near the Ethiopian border, Save the Children said Friday.
Poverty-plagued parents bring their kids to Commonwealth Games construction sites in India. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
There are five days left until the opening day of the biggest sporting event India has ever put on.
For 38-year-old Bayanzul it was just one winter too far. After losing a third of his herd in the -45 degree temperatures that struck Mongolia last winter, the long-time herder has decided to give up on the nomadic life and try his luck in the city.
Flooding caused by monsoon rain has killed more than 400 people across Pakistan, a provincial government official said Friday.
"We're excited, but it is a lot of work," the dad-to-be (again) tells PEOPLE
As artistic ambassador for Save the Children, the actress shares her tips on getting kids to snack healthy
The devastating earthquake affected 3 million people -- one-third of Haiti's population. Considered the most vulnerable are the Haitian children that survived the catastrophe. These organizations have created specific programs to protect these children, meet their medical and nutritious needs and help them recover from the trauma of this disaster. Information + Action = Impact
Officials in Haiti on Saturday moved the first people out of a ballooning tent city -- one of many erected in the wake of the 7.0-magnitude quake that devastated the country in January -- and into a new resettlement camp before the rainy season enters full swing.
Thousands of Haitians move to higher ground before the rains come. CNN's Justine Redman reports.
The images of Haitian children crying or injured or wandering the streets alone are heartbreaking. It's no surprise there has been a flood of well-intentioned people who want to adopt those children.
Israeli rescuers pulled a 22-year-old man from the ruins of a three-story building on Friday, 10 days after the massive earthquake killed tens of thousands of people.
A fire burns at a textile factory in downtown Port-au-Prince.
Another aftershock rocked Haiti on Friday. Buildings shook. People looked around to see what else might fall.
Three aid groups called Thursday for an immediate halt to any new adoptions of Haitian children after last week's earthquake.
CNN's Soledad O'Brien reports on the situation at some of quake-ravaged Haiti's orphanages.
Jacmel was the artsy town Kathryn Bolles would travel to on weekends, a respite from the bustle of Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince.
Gabriela Frias shows us some of the websites used to help locate the missing in Haiti.
International aid groups were feverishly trying to get supplies into quake-ravaged Haiti on Thursday to prevent the situation from going from "dire to absolutely catastrophic."
For Annie Lennox doing the things that make her feel alive has been a guiding force in her life.
She hit the big time in the 1980's with Eurythmics and found huge success as a solo artist with her 1992 album "Diva", but for singer Annie Lennox, being able to express her passion has always been the motivating factor in whatever she's done.
After expelling aid organizations in March, the government of Sudan is letting some back in the country, the United Nations humanitarian chief said Thursday.
Madonna said she hopes the Malawian girl she wants to adopt and the boy she already adopted "will one day return to Malawi and help the people of their country."
Madonna's petition to adopt a second Malawian child was rejected by a local judge Friday, an official said.
Malawians are rallying behind Madonna as she awaits a ruling Friday on whether she can adopt a girl from the southern African nation.
CNN's Kiran Chetry talks to Dominic Nutt, spokesman for Save the Children UK, about Madonna's plans to adopt.
Madonna is in Malawi this week attempting to adopt a second child from the African nation. A judge ruled Monday that she will have to wait until Friday to learn a decision.
One in five Afghan children die before their 5th b-day despite billions of dolllars in aid. CNN's Paula Newton reports.
Babies lie side by side in warming beds or sprawled on blankets atop crude wooden tables.
Mohammed Abu Hassanin may be a young boy, but he's old enough to know he's scared of the attacks being launched by Israel in Gaza.
The number of cholera deaths in Zimbabwe continues to increase, a World Health Organization spokesman said Monday.
Some of Zimbabwe's children are "wasting away" as political turmoil and economic crisis have caused a severe food shortage, according to a report from Save the Children.
Many Zimbabweans make the tough journey home to visit friends and loved ones for the holidays. CNN's Robyn Curnow reports.
CNN's Robyn Curnow meets Zimbabwean refugee children who tattoo themselves with a swastika as a show of toughness
Roughly etched onto Brian's arm is a swastika tattoo.
Last year, 9.2 million children didn't make it to their fifth birthday. Of these, roughly 4 million children died within the first 28 days of life -- the newborn period.
The U.N. Children's Fund said Friday the number of children who die before the age of five has declined by 27 percent over the last two decades, and the rate is expected to continue falling
Nway pretends that it never happened.
Ahri's chin quivers, and his large dark eyes fill with tears the 11-year-old can't control.
Increased cost of living is leading Indonesian parents to leave their children in orphanages. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.
Burma's military rulers have approved visas for dozens of international relief workers and were allowing more foreigners into areas devastated by a cyclone that left millions in need of aid
A devastating report accuses U.N. peacekeepers as well as aid workers of engaging in the sexual abuse of children in disaster areas and war zones
Humanitarian aid workers and United Nation peacekeepers are sexually abusing small children in several war-ravaged and food-poor countries, a leading European charity has said.
CNN's Paula Hancocks takes a look at how aid agencies are working to limit abuse in conflict zones.
A leading children's charity said it uncovered evidence of widespread sexual abuse of children at the hands of U.N. peacekeepers and international aid workers
The number of conflicts in which child soldiers were involved dropped sharply from 27 in 2004 to 17 at the end of last year, according to a United Nations report
More than 200 million children worldwide under age 5 do not get basic health care, leading to nearly 10 million deaths annually from treatable ailments
A French national who worked for a British aid agency was killed in eastern Chad on Thursday in a shooting, his group said.
Save the Children's Carolyn Watt sends this dispatch from Kenya and describes how children are the real victims of the post-election violence. Many have been witness to or victims of attacks and abuse, and 100,000 children are now living in makeshift camps.
Angelina Jolie's visit notwithstanding, the do-good organizations are too cowed by violence to return to Iraq
Julianne Moore is seeing red – in the best way possible.
ITN's Lucy Hannon reports from the Ugandan border where Kenyans are seeking refuge from the fighting.
Survivors of a storm that killed more than 3,000 people in the impoverished nation of Bangladesh grieved and buried their loved ones Monday as they waited for aid to arrive.
Bangladesh, low-lying and with isolated villages, is extremely susceptible to the type of conditions Sidr has brought.
Bangladesh's death toll from Cyclone Sidr has reached an estimated 2,000 people, officials said Sunday, amid fears that it could skyrocket to five times that number.
More than 200 children recruited to serve with militias in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been released by the fighters and are being returned to their families, an official for the U.N. children's agency said Saturday.
CNN's Hala Gorani talks from Amman about Iraqi refugee children
In the sunbathed schoolyard of the Shmisani Institute for Girls in Amman, Jordan, principal Sanaa Abu Harb makes an announcement over the speaker system.
The government sent the army to stop looting fueled by rising desperation in earthquake-shattered Peru, where tens of thousands were without fresh water and shivering families huddled in makeshift shelters at the center of the devastation.
With even Hamid Karzai a critic, it's clear that mounting casualties are turning more of the country against the West
Mustafa Karim, a fourth-grader, now lives with family members in a squalid camp in eastern Baghdad where displaced Shias go after fleeing their homes, often after relatives have been killed.
The following are links to aid group Web sites who are assisting civilians in the Mideast crisis (some sites may respond slowly due to increased traffic):
International aid organizations are accepting donations to help victims of the earthquake in Indonesia. The groups include:
An estimated 2 million babies die within their first 24 hours each year worldwide and the United States has the second worst newborn mortality rate in the developed world, according to a new report.
Putting education first is common in Kashmir.
Flying over northwestern Pakistan two months after the strongest earthquake to hit the area in 70 years is a stark testament to what happened on October 8, 2005.
Almost half of the world's 300,000 child soldiers are girls. But despite efforts to raise awareness about their needs, little is being done, according to the international group Save the Children.
A new Web search engine gives users the opportunity to generate cash for their favorite charities every time they browse the Internet.
Mesmerized by giant waves approaching his family's Thai beach resort, Christian Olsson's father called out to his son to come and take a look.
As residents of tsunami-ravaged regions struggle for the basics of clean water, food and medical care, focus also turns to the less immediate, but still devastating, mental toll on children.
As if it weren't enough of a nightmare to endure the tsunami, the smallest victims face another threat that aid organizations are trying to prevent: children, particularly orphans, being exploited, whether it's abduction or sexual abuse.
Aid agencies have raised an unprecedented amount of money to go to areas affected by the tsunamis.
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