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Our knowledge, skills, research and learning are used to create practical and adaptable solutions which make long-lasting positive changes in children and young people’s lives. Explore our research and experts blogs to find out more.
Cover of the Sponsorship and the Nepal Earthquake report

Sponsorship and the Nepal Earthquake

1 February 2016

On 25th April 2015, a devastating earthquake struck Nepal, affecting thousands of people, including 7,036 Plan International sponsored children. 

This report presents the research findings on the impact of the earthquake on the affected sponsored children, around education, housing, water and sanitation, safety, income and relief efforts.

Children in an IDP camp in Myanmar

Our work with refugees and internally displaced people

6 January 2016

Globally, one in every 122 humans is now either a refugee, internally displaced or seeking asylum. These publications explain how we are working to support refugees and internally displaced people in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Plan International Nepal Annual Highlights 2015

11 December 2015

The report covers Plan International's response to the earthquake, and to-date we have reached 196,000 individuals including 82,000 children.

It also highlights the achievements made across all programmes, the Because I am a Girl campaign, sponsorship, partnerships and finances.

Child-centred adaptation: Realising children's rights in a changing climate report cover

Realising children's rights in a changing climate

1 December 2015

This Children in a Changing Climate coalition report calls on governments to commit to 6 priority actions in the implementation of their climate change commitments and highlights child-centred case studies on tackling climate change from across the world.

Child-Friendly Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction report cover

Child-Friendly Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

1 December 2015

This document supports processes of child-friendly accountability by making the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction accessible to children.