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Emergencies

Working to build resilient communities that can help children withstand the impact of disasters, and receive the support they require during and after an incident
Our Emergencies results to date
  • 12 countries
    implemented our flagship Child-Centred Climate Change Adaptation programme
  • children from 31
    disaster-prone countries now know how they can prepare for a disaster and mitigate the risks
  • 82,000 children
    in Nepal have been reached through our emergency response to the devastating earthquakes. We have built 166 temporary learning centres and 12,300 safe space for children over the past 3 months

  • 28 August 2015
    It's essential that world leaders harness the determination and passion of young people to help overcome crises and disasters, blogs Plan International's Craig Dean
  • 4 August 2015
    Engaging the communities we work with – from school children to societies elders – to change harmful attitudes and behaviours, is critical to the success or failure of our efforts to tackle an emergency like Ebola
  • 23 July 2015
    The urgent needs of the 3 million children affected by the devastating Nepal earthquakes must be prioritised, says Plan International.
  • 11 July 2015
    Children are in danger of growing up invisible as a result of not having their births registered following the Nepal earthquake, blogs Plan International's Nicoleta Panta on World Population Day, 11 July.