Children in conflict and natural disaster
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Responding to the protection and assistance needs of children and young people in crisis situations
The special practices and technologies that have developed to respond to the particular needs of children and youth have also in turn been influenced by the same variety of different disciplines that have also informed the study of humanitarian crises and child development
Current technologies or field-craft relating to meeting the care and protection needs of children are encapsulated in programs that address:
In addition, child-focused organizations are expected to have a good grounding in the following issues which are important to the consideration of children affected by crises:
For more information please contact:
Asim Rehman, Emergency Specialist, UNICEF Regional Office for CEE/CIS. Telephone: (+4122) 909 5651
Updated 1 March, 2011.
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