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Delhi PWD to carry out renovation work in childrens homes - India Today

Children Safety - Mon, 2017-07-10 07:54

Delhi PWD to carry out renovation work in childrens homes
India Today
New Delhi, Jul 10 (PTI) The Public Works Department of the Delhi government will carry out renovation work in city- run childrens homes. The move comes after the Women and Child Development Department observed that children housed in these ...

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Delhi PWD to carry out renovation work in children's homes - Business Standard

Children Safety - Mon, 2017-07-10 07:37

Delhi PWD to carry out renovation work in children's homes
Business Standard
As per the order, in north district, two children homes - Special Home and Place of Safety for Boys - will come under renovation work while in south district, the same will be carried out in five child care institutions. (This story has not been edited ...

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Yemen: “Some families have to choose between taking a child to hospital or feeding the others” - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

Children Safety - Mon, 2017-07-10 07:28

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

Yemen: “Some families have to choose between taking a child to hospital or feeding the others”
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International
They see crowded areas as places that might be targeted by violence, and so they have chosen to prioritise the safety of their families over access to services. When a plane flies overhead, many patients and staff ... Many patients tell us that they ...

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Bolton fatal house fire 'caused by halogen heater' - BBC News

Children Safety - Mon, 2017-07-10 05:49

BBC News

Bolton fatal house fire 'caused by halogen heater'
BBC News
A house fire which killed a mother and her three children was caused accidentally by a halogen heater, fire investigators have found. ... Community safety teams and firefighters have since visited more than 200 homes in Bolton offering safety advice.

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Child almost falls through floor of moving train in Devon - BBC News - BBC News

Children Safety - Mon, 2017-07-10 04:25

BBC News

Child almost falls through floor of moving train in Devon - BBC News
BBC News
The toilet floor had been removed on the South Devon Railway train, exposing the carriage wheels.

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Man shot dead in Glasgow play park disturbance - BBC News

Children Safety - Sun, 2017-07-09 23:30

BBC News

Man shot dead in Glasgow play park disturbance
BBC News
He said: "It happened in a sunny Saturday evening when children were undoubtedly out playing in the area and if you're a parent there and you've got a young kid, you probably want that feeling of safety." He added: "It is important for people to know ...

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Mosul battle: Haunted faces of families freed from IS - BBC News

Children Safety - Sun, 2017-07-09 13:31

BBC News

Mosul battle: Haunted faces of families freed from IS
BBC News
He claimed they would be defeated within hours. His troops helped a steady stream of civilians fleeing to safety. Mostly women and children. Their faces were haunted and some had to be helped. The children didn't even flinch when there was more sound ...

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Climate change's brutal toll on Africa - Newsroom

Children Safety - Sun, 2017-07-09 13:01

Newsroom

Climate change's brutal toll on Africa
Newsroom
The vast majority of child migrants uprooted by violence, poverty and climate change remain in Africa, according to a new report by child rights organisation UNICEF. It is a bitter irony that the countries that ... greater numbers of people towards ...

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The Latest: California wildfires send some 8K people fleeing - Colorado Springs Gazette

Children Safety - Sun, 2017-07-09 12:40

The Latest: California wildfires send some 8K people fleeing
Colorado Springs Gazette
Wildfires barreled across the baking landscape of the western U.S. and Canada, destroying a smattering of homes, forcing thousands to flee and temporarily trapping children and counselors at a California campground. Southern California crews hope ...

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Mosul: Iraq PM to celebrate victory over IS in the city - BBC News

Children Safety - Sun, 2017-07-09 08:44

BBC News

Mosul: Iraq PM to celebrate victory over IS in the city
BBC News
Troops helped a steady stream of fleeing civilians - mostly women and children - to safety. Their faces were haunted and some had to be helped. The children didn't even flinch when there was more sound of gunfire. An older woman was so weak she could ...

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States sue over EPA's decision to keep pesticide on market - Manhattan Mercury (subscription)

Children Safety - Sun, 2017-07-09 06:03

States sue over EPA's decision to keep pesticide on market
Manhattan Mercury (subscription)
WASHINGTON — Several states are seeking to join a legal challenge to a Trump administration decision to keep a widely used pesticide on the market despite studies showing it can harm children's brains. Led by New York, the coalition filed a motion ...

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No place like Hope - The Daily Iberian

Children Safety - Sun, 2017-07-09 04:47

The Daily Iberian

No place like Hope
The Daily Iberian
Cherrise Picard, executive director of Chez Hope, left, gives a tour of the children's play area at Chez Hope's recently opened Iberia Parish office. No place like Hope. Sharon Russo, from left, Cherrise Picard, Toccara Reed, the director of ... They ...

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Three-Quarters Of Women Fleeing Domestic Violence Are Being Turned Away From Refuges - BuzzFeed News

Children Safety - Sun, 2017-07-09 02:09

BuzzFeed News

Three-Quarters Of Women Fleeing Domestic Violence Are Being Turned Away From Refuges
BuzzFeed News
While searching for a refuge space, 11% of survivors slept rough, including women who had children with them, and women who were pregnant. ... It was absolutely gruelling and horrific, especially when you are massively traumatised, but it was safe. It ...

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We Have Been Lead Poisoning Ourselves For 2000 Years, Glacier Ice Shows - BuzzFeed News

Children Safety - Sat, 2017-07-08 08:01

BuzzFeed News

We Have Been Lead Poisoning Ourselves For 2000 Years, Glacier Ice Shows
BuzzFeed News
While lead pollution is terrible in Africa, China, and India, as well as in disasters like Flint, he didn't see its long history as an argument for further lowering lead safety standards for children. “I just don't see likely long term effects in ...

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Youth Shelter metamorphosis; now Community Resource Center - Duncan Banner

Children Safety - Sat, 2017-07-08 06:09

Youth Shelter metamorphosis; now Community Resource Center
Duncan Banner
"While we prefer to keep children safe within their own families through prevention services and kinship placements, there are times when children must be placed in out-of-home care to ensure their safety," said White. "Children are best served in ...

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This Woman Always Thought She Was British. Now, After 30 Years, The Home Office Says She's Not - BuzzFeed News

Children Safety - Sat, 2017-07-08 02:06

BuzzFeed News

This Woman Always Thought She Was British. Now, After 30 Years, The Home Office Says She's Not
BuzzFeed News
She begged to be released for their safety and was finally allowed to leave. “By that time I was so distraught. I think they let me out at quarter past, maybe half past 3. My kids had already finished school but luckily a friend who lives on the estate ...

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19 Reasons Why Aruba Is The Best Family-Friendly Summer Vacation Spot - Aruba (blog)

Children Safety - Fri, 2017-07-07 14:18

Aruba (blog)

19 Reasons Why Aruba Is The Best Family-Friendly Summer Vacation Spot
Aruba (blog)
Safety is a top priority when traveling, especially when traveling with kids. Aruba is considered one of the safest islands in the .... to be introduced on the island in increasing numbers. Kids can feed them, pet them and your family can even adopt a ...

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Boy, 14, dies after Kirkstall roof fall while 'exploring' - BBC News

Children Safety - Fri, 2017-07-07 08:15

BBC News

Boy, 14, dies after Kirkstall roof fall while 'exploring'
BBC News
A 14-year-old boy who died when he fell through the roof of a disused warehouse while "exploring" has been named. Mylo Johnstone was with friends at the site off Wyther Lane, Kirkstall, Leeds on Thursday at 20:30 BST when he fell onto the building's ...

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States join fight over EPA chief's decision not to ban pesticide that can harm children's brains - Chicago Tribune

Children Safety - Fri, 2017-07-07 07:52

Chicago Tribune

States join fight over EPA chief's decision not to ban pesticide that can harm children's brains
Chicago Tribune
Federal law requires the EPA to ensure that pesticides used on food in the United States are safe for human consumption — especially by children, who studies show are typically far more sensitive to negative effects from pesticides. “Job No. 1 for the ...

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Beauty queen wearing gloves at orphanage 'not racist' - BBC News

Children Safety - Fri, 2017-07-07 06:45

BBC News

Beauty queen wearing gloves at orphanage 'not racist'
BBC News
Photos of Miss South Africa wearing gloves while visiting black children at an orphanage in Soweto sparked a online outcry - but the orphanage staff say any insinuation that Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters is racist is "ridiculous". "Of course it wasn't because ...

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