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...
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!
The Child Protection Hub Team
General info and guidance
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...
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...