News and stories

Read the latest news from War Child and the stories of the children and families we support around the world.

Children and War Child partner staff playing at a child friendly space in Syria with paper flowers

Mental Health Awareness Week 2023

This Mental Health Awareness Week, we aim to highlight the crucial role of providing psychosocial support to children living in conflict zones.

Children playing at a Team Up project in Sudan, ran by War Child Holland.


Who would’ve thought that War Child would share the stage with all-time greats like Lionel Messi and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce? Yet, as we pick up the Laureus Sport for Good Award it will be all eyes on TeamUp, our flagship psychosocial support intervention for children affected by conflict…

Childs drawing from Ukraine, 2023.

Supporting the Roma community in Ukraine

The Roma community in Ukraine is one of the largest minority groups in the country, with an estimated population of around 400,000 people, however there is a lack of census data available to give a precise number.

Girl in purple unicorn top standing against a wall in her home

War Child in 2022

In 2022 War Child UK were able to provide support to 256,700 children and adults - making it our strongest year ever.

Record Store Day 2023.

Record Store Day 2023

Record Store Day announces this year's fundraising activities for official charity partner, War Child.

#HelpUkraineSong banner image.


A global grassroots movement which has already gained huge momentum and will unite the world through music on Eurovision finals day in a musical moment of solidarity for Ukraine whilst raising money for children affected by the conflict.

13 year old Emlaq, Yemen.

Emlaq's Story

Meet Emlaq, aged 13, who lives in Yemen.

Broken Walls

Black Razor Records for War Child

Black Razor Records and alternative rock/rap artists, Ivar & The Horde, today announce the release of a new anti-war song “Broken Walls”, dedicated to raising money for the children affected by the War In Ukraine.