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New health services, new director, new hope

New health services, new director, new hope

Press Releases   •   Jan 11, 2013 12:55 GMT

International health charity Merlin welcomes its new Country Director for its programme in Yemen.

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1995 – War in Chechnya

1995 – War in Chechnya

News   •   May 10, 2013 10:52 BST

In 1995, just two years after Merlin was founded, we had already responded to crises caused by conflict. At that time there had been growing concern about the humanitarian situation in Chechnya, following the outbreak of war with Russia in November 1994.

1993 – Conflict in Nagorno Karabakh

1993 – Conflict in Nagorno Karabakh

News   •   May 10, 2013 10:42 BST

In 2013 Merlin celebrates its 20th anniversary; here we take a look back over one of our first missions in the region of Nagorno Karabakh.

Rising malnutrition in Philippines - Typhoon Bopha

Rising malnutrition in Philippines - Typhoon Bopha

News   •   Apr 15, 2013 11:20 BST

Continued bad weather that triggered flooding and landslides months after Typhoon Bopha battered the Philippines southern Island of Mindanao is still causing health problems and turning lives upside down. Merlin has set up mobile health clinics working in the affected communities, including many in the remote areas of Davao Oriental.

Adbia's story: A courageous mother

Adbia's story: A courageous mother

News   •   Feb 27, 2013 18:13 GMT

Adbia Hossain is anxious. She fears for the life of her baby girl, Socado who is severely malnourished. Socado also has a bad cough, oral thrush and rashes on her body, perhaps from a previous measles infection.

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One simple jab? Yes, really.

One simple jab? Yes, really.

Blog posts   •   May 02, 2013 16:22 BST

There’s an epidemic of measles in Swansea. Sadly, one man has lost his life. This is terribly sad. And it made me think about the work that Merlin is doing.

My first Mother's Day

My first Mother's Day

Blog posts   •   Mar 19, 2013 14:34 GMT

Lucy Speed, ex Eastenders star and proud Merlin supporter celebrates her first Mother's Day. Thinking about the mothers and children around the world without proper healthcare, she's decided to do the Plumpy'Nut Challenge.

Over 1 million children protected against measles

Over 1 million children protected against measles

Blog posts   •   Feb 13, 2013 12:33 GMT

Merlin has helped vaccinate more than one million children against measles over just one week across seven provinces in North Kivu, DR Congo.