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More than 3.200 dead and counting. Schools and homes flattened and children are frightened.
With your support we are working to help kids and families of Nepal with emergency supplies like water and shelter. Want to help? You can. Right here: https://my.plan.org.au/m/nepalearthquake
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We're often asked 'How can I get involved?'

There are many ways you can be a part of the work we do, here are five was to fundraise to get you started - http://bit.ly/1gRsTco 
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Killer virus outbreak in Republic of Guinea

We received this story about how the deadly Ebola virus is threatening to endanger a vast population in West Africa, with no vaccines or cure. A total of 87 suspected cases of viral haemorrhagic fever have been recorded, of those 61 people have died. 

Plan is working to educate communities to help prevent the outbreak from becoming an epidemic.
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"At the moment, hundreds of millions of people live without safe water. As a result, lives are lost and people suffer including the 2,000 young children who die every single day"

We ask Plan's Water and Sanitation Program Manager, Krissy Nicholson, why water really matters - http://www.plan.org.au/Our-Work/Blog/20140321-Why-water-matters 
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We’ve all heard about students skipping school. But what happens when teachers don’t show up to class? 

In Uganda, students have been given mobile phones so they can report truanting teachers via text message...

Read more at our blog - http://www.plan.org.au/News/2014/03/18/2014/03/18/Truanting-Teachers 
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Set to become the worst humanitarian crisis the world has ever seen – South Sudan. 

We’ve broken it down into ten key points you need to know on our blog - http://bit.ly/1oSk411

Don’t sit back and watch one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises unfold, help the children of South Sudan by donating to our food appeal today! $17 will provide more than 204kg of food, enough to feed 12 children for a month!

http://www.plan.org.au/Donations/Our-Current-Appeals/Food-Appeal 
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Here's ten things you need to know about Child Marriage

Every year, more than 14 million girls under the age of 18 are pressured into marriage. Tackling child marriage is a big ask, but through our advocacy work we’re empowering girls to understand their rights.

Learn the facts!
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Protecting the rights of children, as well as their identities, is at the heart of everything we do. 

Last month, Guardian Australia reported that the personal details of almost 10,000 asylum seekers held in Australian detention centres – many of them children – were inadvertently released by the Department of Immigration. 

Find out why and how we protect the names and locations of the children we work with.

http://www.plan.org.au/Our-Work/Blog/20140304-Talking-Child-Protection.aspx?returnUrl=%2FOur-Work%2FBlog.aspx
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It has been one month since #TyphoonHaiyan struck the Philippines. Plan is working around the clock to help children and their families affected the storm. And we couldn't do it without your generous support.

Thank you!

So far, this is what you've helped achieve:
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