SOS MAYDAY Emergency Relief Fund
The SOS Children's Villages mission during an emergency is to ensure that children are protected from abuse, neglect, exploitation and are generally kept safe.
Our emergency response teams have so far helped children at risk in more than 120 emergency situations around the world.
What is MAYDAY?
"MAYDAY" Is a mariner's call for emergency support. When a MAYDAY call goes out, those who can, respond immediately.
How we help during an emergency
- Child Protection Psychosocial Support
- Health Care
- Emergency Shelter
- Settlement and Non-Food Items
- Food Nutrition
- Child Friend Spaces
- Interim Care and Referral of Unaccompanied and separated children
- Strengthening Community Based Care
- WASH - Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Just before midnight on Friday, September 8, a devastating earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 struck the regions surrounding Marrakech, Morocco, causing extensive destruction, significant casualties and tragic loss of life.
Conflict in Ukraine
On 24 February 2022, the Russian Federation launched a military operation in Ukraine. The situation is evolving rapidly and is likely to have devastating impacts on children as they are forced to flee their homes, schools, and communities in search of safety.