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Plan International capacity statement: Early childhood care and development in emergencies

Capacity statement: Early childhood care and development in emergencies

17 August 2016

This publication explains our early childhood care and development  in emergencies work - from preparedness to response, recovery and resilience building.

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Capacity statement: Education in emergencies

20 July 2016

Education in emergencies is a priority sector for Plan International’s disaster risk management work. This publication explains how we support girls and boys from preparedness to response, recovery and resilience building in conflict and natural hazard situations.

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Early Childhood Development and Child Protection in Emergencies

14 July 2016

In emergencies, children are at greater risk of abuse, neglect, violence, exploitation and toxic stress. Early childhood development in emergencies programmes can support children's resilience through multisectoral interventions such as learning and stimulation through play and access to food and healthcare.

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Early Childhood Development, Nutrition and Health in Emergencies

14 July 2016

In emergencies, children are at greater risk of abuse, neglect, violence, exploitation and toxic stress. However, children need nutrition and health inputs along with care and stimulation in order to grow and develop to their full potential. Nutrition and health spaces, such as temporary health tents and outreach therapeutic programmes (OTPs), attract a lot of vulnerable young children so there is a unique opportunity to make an impact on children’s lives.

Impact area overview: The right to inclusive, quality education

Impact area overview: The right to inclusive, quality education

7 July 2016

This impact area overview provides a short introduction to Plan International's work on inclusive, quality education.