Child protection capacity building, Lebanon – LSESD and Viva

Context: Conflict-induced displacement, local partner response Objective: Supporting LSESD and its local partner churches and organisations to improve awareness and implementation of good practice in child protection policies and procedures in their response to the needs of displaced Syrian children and families in Lebanon Why this project? LSESD partners with more than 20 local churches and organisations to … More Child protection capacity building, Lebanon – LSESD and Viva

Strengthening child protection systems, Philippines – PCMN

Context: Natural disaster, weakened child protection systems Objectives: To identify the most vulnerable children and ensure their protection from the risks of abuse, trafficking and exploitation through the establishing and strengthening of child protection mechanisms To build the capacity of the local community and local authorities to effectively respond to child protection concerns   Why this project? … More Strengthening child protection systems, Philippines – PCMN

Education Learning Network, Lebanon – LSESD

Context: Conflict-induced displacement, large numbers of refugee children out of school Objective: Develop a network for local church partners providing education to come together and receive training and peer support so that: out-of-school refugee children have access to improved quality non-formal education provided in their local community by church-based centres volunteers are equipped to keep children safe, … More Education Learning Network, Lebanon – LSESD

Burundi Education Project – FH

The Burundi Education Project was delivered as part of FH’s wider Returnee Reintegration Programme. Context: Post-conflict, refugee reintegration Objectives:  To expand education opportunities for returnee and host community school-going children through the construction of schools and support of educational activities To reduce the incidence of sexual and gender-based violence through creative community awareness and preventative education … More Burundi Education Project – FH

Psychosocial support capacity building for local partners

At the foundation of psychosocial support is community involvement and leadership. The local community is best positioned to provide psychosocial support and healing during an emergency. The local community knows the needs of their community, understand the culture and customs, and have pre-existing relationships and networks. Building the capacity of local partners is a critical … More Psychosocial support capacity building for local partners

Psychosocial support for staff and volunteers working with children

Staff and volunteers assisting children in emergencies are exposed to many difficult situations. They are exposed to loss, traumatic events, exploitation, abuse, and even death. Staff and volunteers will be confronted with children who have immense needs that they are unable to meet. They provide support and comfort to grieving children. The work can be … More Psychosocial support for staff and volunteers working with children

Capacity building for education

In emergency settings, schools may be damaged or unusable, and displacement may put pressure on host education systems meaning that capacity for all children to be in school is limited. In these situations, local partners may establish education programmes to try to bridge this gap, and where partners are not experienced education providers, capacity building … More Capacity building for education

Psychological first aid for children

Psychological first aid (PFA) is a humane, supportive response to someone who is suffering and who may need support. PFA can help reduce the initial distress of children caused by accidents, natural disasters, conflicts and other critical incidents. PFA helps children to: When to carry out psychological first aid In crisis events, children react and think differently to adults, … More Psychological first aid for children