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Emergencies

Working to build resilient communities and support children’s right to life with dignity and protection before, during and after disasters and conflicts.
Our Emergencies results to date
  • €145 million
    invested last year in the right to protection and assistance before, during and after emergencies
  • 51
    disaster response programmes carried out globally in 2015
  • 16,765
    people trained to respond to the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea

  • 22 May 2016
    Plan International and girls from across the globe are highlighting the urgent needs of adolescent girls in disasters at the first World Humanitarian Summit taking place in Turkey.
  • 19 May 2016
    Plan International welcomes the Philippine government’s commitment to ensure that children are prepared, protected and heard in disasters and emergencies through the enactment of the Children’s Emergency Relief and Protection Act.
  • 18 May 2016
    Vicky is 19 years-old, she lives in El Salvador with her mother and shares her experience of violence as a young girl advocate in her community.
  • 13 May 2016
    Food and water distributions are helping communities survive despite El Niño-caused droughts but long-term needs remain, blogs Plan International’s Jonathan Mitchell.