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Scouts in Moldova collecting first need supplies.

Young, passionate, and giving, Anisia is a 24-year-old Scout in Moldova who plays a pivotal role in supporting the Ukrainian refugees who fled to her small village in Moldova since the start of the war in Ukraine.

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Ukrainian Scouts distribute food to civilians affected by war
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The escalation of the war in Ukraine has led to 7 million refugees seeking safety throughout Europe. For those who stayed in Ukraine, members of the National Organization of Scouts of Ukraine (NOSU) are coordinating and providing essential support...

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ZHP received the EESC Civil Society Prize 2022.
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The Polish Scouting and Guiding Association has been awarded the Civil Society Prize 2022 by the European Economic and Social Committee. ZHP was recognised for humanitarian aid provided across the country: at 6 border crossings and in 147 local aid...

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scouts helping in rescue operation in rubble

After the 5.6 magnitude earthquake hit Cianjur District of the West Java Province of Indonesia on Monday afternoon, 21 November 2022, Scouts around the devastated areas grabbed their Scout neckerchief, vest and gears, then proceeded to help people in...

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Marci created the “Friendship Book”, a child-friendly activity book that the National Scout Organization (NSO) in Hungary has published and distributed to over 100 Ukrainian young people for the booklet’s reflective and peacebuilding nature.
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Marci Hajdu, 26-years old, is a Scout leader in Hungary, who was among the first responders at a railway station, assisting newly arrived refugee families from Ukraine. Marci holds a degree in psychology and has been actively involved in the UAct...

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WOSM Secretary General Ahmad Alhendawi visits Poland, where Scouts & Guides are welcoming and helping refugees arriving from Ukraine.
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Over the last six months, Scouts in Europe have provided humanitarian assistance to more than 800,000 Ukrainian refugees, of which 270,000 are children and adolescents, according to a report recently published by UNICEF and the Scout Movement.

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Scout from Ukraine smiling while taking a picture

Kira, 12-years-old, was forced to leave Ukraine in February and find safety in neighbouring Lithuania. As part of the UAct Project, carried out in partnership with UNICEF, Kira was able to join the Lithuanian Scouts’ summer camps and be invited to...

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What an inspiring way to camp. Young members of Pathfinder Scouts Vietnam (PSV) had lots of learning and fun at the Better World Camp 2022 held in Da Lat, Lam Dong on 1-3 July 2022.

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For Amar Chettri, a lifelong Scout and National Coordinator of the Bharat Scouts and Guides Messengers of Peace initiative, meeting His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and sharing the impacts of Scouting’s peace-building efforts was a once in a lifetime...

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 Bangladesh Scouts from Dhaka-based Amra Scout group extended their help to disaster-affected victims in Teota, Shivala Upazila, Manikganj in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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On 10 June 2022 a small ceremony was held in the Charlemagne building of the European Commission at the presence of Stefaan De Rynck, Head of the European Commission Representation in Belgium, Ciril Stokelj, Director for Visitors at the European...

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Walking the streets of some of India's largest cities, your eyes are immediately drawn to the sight of single-use plastics – from bottles to bags – discarded by the pavements, gutters, and storefronts. 

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Helping every person, in every circumstance, is part of what we do as Scouts. Since the war in Ukraine began, Scouts from all over have reached out to support their peers and help with the humanitarian response.


World Scouting immediately launched...

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Around 300 Scout Health Guard programme volunteers in Hong Kong assisted in packing more than 30,000 anti-epidemic kit on 26 March.

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