National media briefing: Save the Children and Medical Aid for Palestinians; Peta; Oxfam; Beatbullying

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Gaza's only fresh source of water is too dangerous to drink because of contamination by fertiliser and human waste, says a new report by Save the Children and Medical Aid for Palestinians.

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Animal rights charity Peta says it is deeply concerned about plans to use animals in the Olympic opening ceremony on 27 July. BBC Radio 5 Live's Breakfast show asked Peta's Abi Izzard, also known as Abi StopFortnumAndMasonFoieGrasCruelty.com, why she feared for the welfare of animals taking part in the ceremony.

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The poor in Britain face a perfect storm of benefit cuts, rising living costs and a lack of jobs that will result in a return to Victorian levels of inequality, according to Oxfam.

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One in five children aged eight to 11 is a victim of cyberbullying, according to a new report from Beatbullying.

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