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.

Hurricane Sandy aftermath
New research from a longitudinal study shows children who were exposed to the disaster in the womb have higher rates of developmental psychopathology in a sex-specific manner.
City University of New York
Economic Impacts of Natural Hazards on Vulnerable Populations in TONGA
2020
This document aims to capture the impact and vulnerabilities of different groups and sectors, including agriculture and fisheries, tourism, housing and settlements, low-income and informal workers, women, and youth to natural hazards in Tonga.
United Nations Capital Development Fund
A child drinks water in Mali, Kenya
The research estimates that between 2011 and 2020 there were between 12,000 and 19,000 heat-related child deaths per year in Africa. Additional deaths due to climate change cancel out the recent reductions due to developmental improvements.
Conversation Media Group, the
PEER seeks to train volunteers through its Community Action for Disaster Response (CADRE) course to make the best use of a community’s youth in managing and reducing the impact of disasters.
Asian Preparedness Partnership
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2022
This white paper assesses a select number of strategies in moving towards the goal of ending violence against children amid climate change.
ChildFund Alliance
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2022
This briefing details lessons learned in implementing a regional multi-hazard emergency preparedness, disaster risk reduction, and Child Protection in Emergencies (CPiE) project in the Thailand and the Philippines from May 2020 to June 2022.
Save the Children International
UNICEF Risk-informed Education Programming for Resilience
2019
This Guidance Note aims to help those who are working in humanitarian, transition, and development contexts to analyze risk and adapt education policies and programs to take risk into account, so that education populations and systems are more resilient.
United Nations Children's Fund (Global Headquarters, New York)
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2022
This research study on Community-based Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) in the Pacific has explored opportunities for strengthening EWEA in the Pacific, focusing on Palau as a case study.
Red Cross / Red Crescent Climate Centre