Words into Action: Children and Youth - Section 1


Engaging Children and Youth offers four key principles to guide Disaster Risk Reduction action, specifically child and youth rights, gender equity, a lifecycle approach and inclusion. This collection is 1 of 5 connected to the WiA guide.


This report describes the challenges that many of Australia’s children and young people face as a result of where they live. This report calls for more support for children and young people in Australia before, during and after disasters, and an urgent

United Nations Children's Fund - Australia
More needs to be done to support children and young people before, during and after disasters and emergencies in Australia, a report has found.
United Nations Children's Fund - Australia
From poor families in flood-prone homes to women required to cover up in extreme heat, climate change will hit the health of vulnerable groups the hardest, warns Kristie Ebi
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org

This Children in a Changing Climate coalition report argues that children should be a focus of efforts to address climate change and play an active part in the decisions that shape their present and future. 

In developing countries, climate change is

Plan International United Nations Children's Fund (Global Headquarters, New York) Save the Children International World Vision International - South Asia & Pacific Regional Office ChildFund Alliance

During 2017 and 2018, the Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights (CCJHR) in the School of Law, University College Cork and the Irish Red Cross Society have been working in partnership to undertake a series of information and awareness raising events

University of Cork Ireland - Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights Irish Red Cross

This field manual aims to contribute to international efforts to improve the protection of individuals and communities at risk in disasters, conflicts, displacement and protracted crisis contexts. The need for this manual on community-based protection was

ActionAid - Australia