A rapid assessment of children left behind during the COVID-19 pandemic situation

The challenges children and their families are facing

A young girl wearing a white facial mask
UNICEF Thailand


The report presents the findings from a rapid survey conducted in Thailand in order to understand the challenges that children left behind and their families are facing as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic. The assessment consisted of phone surveys to households with children left behind based on the previously sampled population from Khonkaen and Pitsanulok provinces where the rate of children left behind are particularly high. The survey results show the immediate and large-scale socio-economic impact of COVID-19 that affected nearly all children, including children left behind.

Conducted by: Institute of Population and Social Research, Mahidol University

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Mahidol University and UNICEF
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