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Dear Colleagues,

A special thematic section has been created for professionals responding to concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on children — those who are adapting programming to this particular situation, and supporting and protecting communities and other professionals. This section brings together news, publications, learning and other materials, under nine topics, for us to exchange our ideas and good practices, and to discuss the challenges we’re facing.

The site is available directly at: http://covid.childhub.org or under Highlights. Under each topic box we have highlighted the most important resources available, and are providing daily updates of other, useful materials. Please help us to advance this collection with your ideas and suggestions!

In addition, let us suggest our upcoming webinars on topics like: No Child Should be StatelessSocial Norms and Sex Trafficking in IndiaA Knowledge HUB for Child Protection and many others.

If you’d like to hear more from us, please follow our Facebook page and join our group to discuss practical questions! 

Yours,
The Child Protection Hub Team

General info and guidance

17 Mar 2020

Infectious diseases like COVID-19 can disrupt the environments in which children grow and develop. Disruptions to families, friendships, daily routines and the wider community can have negative consequences for children’s well-being, development and...

Case Management

27 Mar 2020

The Alliance Child Protection in Humanitarian Action has published a 2-page guidance for professionals working in Lebanon about four priority areas that case management agencies should be focusing on. These are: 1. awareness 2. referrals 3. case...

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support

24 Mar 2020

Psychological first aid (PFA) is a method of helping people in distress so they feel calm and supported to cope better with their challenges. It is a way of assisting someone to manage their situation and make informed decisions. The basis of...

Information and support to families

31 Mar 2020

The webpage provides short and practical information to parents about COVID-19 and what parents should know in order to protect their children well. It includes answers to what parents hsould o, how COVID spreads, what the symptoms are, how they can...

02 Apr 2020

Parenting in the time of COVID-19 To help parents interact constructively with their children during this time of confinement, these six one-page tips for parents cover planning one-on-one time, staying positive, creating a daily routine, avoiding...

cover of the book

18 Mar 2020

A storybook for children about the Coronavirus.

Community level approaches

15 Mar 2020

This publication provides valuable information on how include marginalized and vulnerable people in risk communication in regards to COVID-19, aka Coronavirus. Marginalized people become even more vulnerable in emergencies. By understanding why they...

Communication and Advocacy

27 Mar 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Terre des hommes is calling on States to release all children from immigration detention, and to accelerate the release of children deprived of liberty in criminal justice or protection facilities. Urgent attention...

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