Safety Issues in Media

All seems calm in Akobo, but this is a place of suffering - Reliefweb

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-04-13 11:53

All seems calm in Akobo, but this is a place of suffering
Reliefweb
At Save the Children's stabilisation centre, dozens of women sit on woven bamboo mats and plastic chairs waiting to have their babies and children assessed or treated for malnutrition. Makwach*, with her hair cropped close, has sad eyes that crease ...

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Georgia teen accidentally kills himself while handling gun - New York Daily News

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-04-13 07:36

New York Daily News

Georgia teen accidentally kills himself while handling gun
New York Daily News
Those viewing the feed reportedly warned Malachi to put the safety clip on the gun, but it went off as he proceeded to do so. Minutes after the accident, Malachi's viewers rushed to Stephens' home — about 40 to 50 kids filling their front yard, the ...
Teenager Malachi Hemphill Accidentally Shoots Himself Dead On Instagram LiveHuffington Post UK

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Cash transfers transform lives of Syrian refugees in Lebanon - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-04-13 05:43

Cash transfers transform lives of Syrian refugees in Lebanon
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Thanks to a single card and complementary programmes, they have a greater safety net that otherwise wouldn't be there. In the early stages of an emergency a one-size-fits-all aid is applied. A crisis ... In the context of Lebanon, the Government ...

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Authority bans feeding the seals at Fisherman's Wharf - Times Colonist

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-04-12 11:59

Times Colonist

Authority bans feeding the seals at Fisherman's Wharf
Times Colonist
The chance to see wildlife and feed seals — a common sight at marinas along B.C.'s coast — is a magnet for tourists and locals alike, who hand out pieces of fish purchased nearby. Seals and other wildlife mooch around ... Photos are taken and ...

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Baby death cluster: Jeremy Hunt orders investigation - BBC News

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-04-12 10:16

BBC News

Baby death cluster: Jeremy Hunt orders investigation
BBC News
... Jeremy Hunt has said. BBC News has learned of at least seven deaths later deemed as avoidable in less than two years at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. A failure to properly monitor the baby's heart rate was a contributory factor in ...

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Upcoming events bring outdoors to life (column) - The Evening Sun

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-04-12 06:48

The Evening Sun

Upcoming events bring outdoors to life (column)
The Evening Sun
The 2017 field day marks the 21st year for the event, which was launched to encourage and interest and appreciation of the environment, wildlife, outdoor ethics and safety. For children to enjoy the free day, they must be between the ages of 8 and 15 ...

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Families hit by conflict in South Sudan find safety in Sudan - Reliefweb

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-04-12 06:10

Reliefweb

Families hit by conflict in South Sudan find safety in Sudan
Reliefweb
Forty-five-year old Ezekiel* accompanied by his mother, Aywein, 65, and his two children Patrick and Pasonta, now live in Al Waral, one of six refugee sites on the western bank of the White Nile river. Ezekiel recounts his troubles which started after ...

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Soon, a treatment for aggressive brain cancer in kids - Daily News & Analysis

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-04-11 21:21

Soon, a treatment for aggressive brain cancer in kids
Daily News & Analysis
Using state-of-the-art gene editing technology, the scientists from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago found that these tumours? growth and tendency to metastasize are regulated by a protein kinase called Polo-like kinase 4 (PLK4 ...

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After shooting, local schools revisit safety plans - Ventura County Star

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-04-11 20:19

Ventura County Star

After shooting, local schools revisit safety plans
Ventura County Star
Stan Mantooth, Ventura County superintendent of schools, said the incident is another reminder for all school employees to always remain mindful of campus safety policy and procedures. While the California School Boards Association provides guidelines ...
Teacher, 8-Year-Old Student Killed In San Bernardino Special-Ed Classroom Shooting, Officials SayNDTV

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From life on the streets to helping feed underprivileged children: The journey of Newcastle's Charles Webster - ABC Online

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-04-11 15:45

ABC Online

From life on the streets to helping feed underprivileged children: The journey of Newcastle's Charles Webster
ABC Online
But at the age of 30, he decided to dedicate his life to helping kids, and formed the non-profit charity Chuck Duck and Rooster Cluck's Good Life Truck. It aims to teach kids about personal safety, and provides free breakfasts for students who would ...

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Five Years After Girls' Severe Sunburn, Washington Considers Bill to Let Students Use Sunscreen Without Doctor's Note - Reason (blog)

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-04-11 12:33

Reason (blog)

Five Years After Girls' Severe Sunburn, Washington Considers Bill to Let Students Use Sunscreen Without Doctor's Note
Reason (blog)
She wrote on her blog, "one of my children remarked that their teacher used sunscreen in her presence and that it was 'just for her.' So, is this an issue of passive, inactive supervision? Where is the collective awareness for student safety?" At the ...

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Attorney General Orders Tougher Prosecutions Of Undocumented Immigrants - BuzzFeed News

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-04-11 12:31

Attorney General Orders Tougher Prosecutions Of Undocumented Immigrants
BuzzFeed News
Sessions also said the administration would be detaining all adults who are caught crossing the border. In the past parents who were caught with children were generally released while their immigration cases played out. Already, 25 immigration judges ...

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Babysitter boot camp training June 5 - Pilot Tribune

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-04-11 08:38

Babysitter boot camp training June 5
Pilot Tribune
The training will help participants to develop leadership skills, learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe, help children behave, and learn about basic child care and basic first aid. Learning objectives include, but ...

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Let's not forget this activist who died rescuing a Palestinian child - StepFeed

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-04-11 06:58

StepFeed

Let's not forget this activist who died rescuing a Palestinian child
StepFeed
He was shot in the head by an Israeli soldier on April 11, 2003 while attempting to rescue a child who had been trapped by gunfire. He died nine months later in ... After successfully taking a boy to safety, Tom returned for the girls. Rushing to ...

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Single-dose Zika vaccine can protect against infection - India Today

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-04-11 04:38

Single-dose Zika vaccine can protect against infection
India Today
While a Zika infection typically results in mild or symptom-free infections in healthy adults and children, the risk of microcephaly and other diseases in the developing foetus is an alarming consequence that has created a worldwide health threat ...

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BuzzFeed News Reporter - BuzzFeed News

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-04-11 04:00

BuzzFeed News

BuzzFeed News Reporter
BuzzFeed News
A recent BuzzFeed News investigation raised grave questions about the multibillion-dollar company and the extent to which it achieved its high profits (around 27% last year) at the expense of patients' well-being and employees' safety. That ...

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Karnataka Launches 'Suraksha' App For Women Safety; Adds 51 Patrol Vehicles to Fleet - News18

Children Safety - Mon, 2017-04-10 23:55

News18

Karnataka Launches 'Suraksha' App For Women Safety; Adds 51 Patrol Vehicles to Fleet
News18
... control room to monitor the video feed. "We have identified the sensitive locations in the city for parking the patrol vehicles for the safety and security of the people, especially women and children," said city Police Commissioner Praveen Sood at ...

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Faulkner named Sewickley Herald Man of the Year for work - Tribune-Review

Children Safety - Mon, 2017-04-10 21:10

Faulkner named Sewickley Herald Man of the Year for work
Tribune-Review
“That program has been a great asset to kids throughout the years,” he said. “Kids have access to the entire Y. We feed kids every day. That's a community effort to make sure kids are fed there and that kids have a safe place to go that is somewhat ...

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Teacher, 8-Year-Old Student Killed In San Bernardino Special-Ed Classroom Shooting, Officials Say - NDTV

Children Safety - Mon, 2017-04-10 18:15

NDTV

Teacher, 8-Year-Old Student Killed In San Bernardino Special-Ed Classroom Shooting, Officials Say
NDTV
San Bernardino, California: Three people, including a teacher and a 8-year-old boy, died Monday in an apparent murder-suicide at an elementary school in San Bernardino, California, police said, dealing another shock to a community still reeling from a ...

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New legislation tackles lead in school drinking water - NorthJersey.com

Children Safety - Mon, 2017-04-10 14:50

NorthJersey.com

New legislation tackles lead in school drinking water
NorthJersey.com
In 2015, more than 3,000 New Jersey kids tested for high levels of lead poisoning, Evans said. Local school ... Many New Jersey parents are sending children to school with fear that the children's safety can be compromised by water fountains here, she ...

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