Children & youth

Children & youth

Child-centred disaster risk reduction, child protection, orphans, information and participation of children and youth, impact of disasters on children and youth.

multi-racial group of young people gathering outside in the city.
All community voices must be heard as part of disaster planning and resilience building processes – including young people. In 2020, up to 7.91 million children and young people lived in Australia, approximately 31 per cent of the population.
Mexico, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Turkey and Australia
Cover and title of publication
2022
The study investigates the reported impact and challenges faced by youth-led disaster risk reduction (DRR) activities through identifying themes in answers across activities to provide local and global recommendations for future youth-led activities.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
GRID 2022  The Global Report on Internal Displacement
2022
IDMC's Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID) is the world’s leading source of data and analysis on internal displacement. The 2022 edition includes a special focus on internally displaced children and youth.
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
GRID 2022
The number of people living in internal displacement around the world reached a record 59.1 million at the end of 2021, up from 55 million a year earlier.
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
School girls walking in a road in Bangladesh
A growing flood of Bangladeshi children are seeing their education end permanently as they flee climate impacts for urban slums
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org
A scrabble board with the words climate change placed on the board.
Using a game with 42 cards, each representing a factor for climate change, participants discover climate causes and consequences. This teaching model way created by a French professor who tested the game with his students, based on the IPCC’s findings.
Mongabay
Children wearing virtual reality devices
A new virtual reality experience developed by the University of South Australia is educating children about bushfires and helping them learn how to be safer in such incidents. They participate in problem-solving activities to save themselves and the dog.
University of South Australia
This generation finds itself part of a problem it did not create, but it is also part of the solution.
Conversation Media Group, the