National media briefing: the Royal National Children's Foundation, Save the Children, Oxfam, Blast and Shelter Cymru

Charities in today's national news

The Royal National Children's Foundation is calling on more local councils in England to send vulnerable children to boarding school rather than into care.
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Two million Afghans face starvation this winter after the worst drought in years, aid ­agencies including Save the Children and Oxfam are warning.
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Young men are increasingly considering selling their bodies to help them pay for the rising cost of studying at university, the charity Blast has claimed.
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The Welsh housing charity Shelter Cymru says the number of people needing its help because they are threatened by home repossession has risen by 300 per cent in the past three years.
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