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Research, Policy & Insight

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.
Nepal one year on report cover

Nepal Earthquake Response: Reflections and Results One Year Later

22 April 2016

This report provides an overview of Plan International's emergency response in the aftermath of the Nepal earthquakes.

Capacity Statement: Cash Transfer Programming in Emergencies

13 April 2016

This capacity statement explores the ability of Plan International to implement cash transfer programming in response to humanitarian disasters and conflicts. 

Cash and voucher transfers are quick to deliver, cost-effective and provide people in need with greater choice. Among the advantages are benefits for local economies, empowerment of the beneficiaries, dignity and decision making power.

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.

Disaster Risk Management Strategy

8 January 2016

This global thematic strategy provides a framework to enable country and national strategies to be consistent, complementary and aligned across the organisation. In doing so, we will be able to make best use of resources and experience to be a reliable and effective actor in the sector.

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.