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Children in Mahama Camp given a healthy start in life

Save the Children provides maternal, newborn and child healthcare services for Burundian refugees living in Mahama Refugee Camp. Among its interventions, Save the Children implements an Infant and Young Child
Feeding (IYCF) program. The IYFC program provides vulnerable children including orphans, neglected babies, and children whose mothers are unable to breastfeed with infant formula, fresh food and wet nursing in some cases. In addition, Save the Children provides education, counselling, breastfeeding awareness and mobilization.

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Home Based recreational Initiative: Erneste's Story

Save the Children launched the Home-Based Recreation initiative to meet the child protection and recreational needs of children in Mahama Refugee Camp during the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, 50 girls and 50 boys have been reached. Save the Children delivers essential, life-saving interventions to ensure that the 31,688 children hosted in Mahama Refugee Camp survive, learn and are protected from harm.

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Enjoying Books Together At Home: Ideas for parents and carer

Enjoying Books Together At Home: Ideas for parents and carer

"Enjoying Books Together at Home" is a short guide for parents to use when introducing their children to the importance of reading outside of school. It includes suggestions for parents and caregivers of activities they can use to encourage reading at home.

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Patient attends National Child Focused Pre-budget hearing session_April2018

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