A New Care Solution for Children Living With WarNov. 8, 2019
Some 84 million children worldwide experience psychological and social problems as a result of war and violence. Yet for 95 to 99% of these children there is no mental health support available at all - resulting in lifelong problems. War Child’s Mark Jordans will outline a potential solution to address this urgent situation next week in a major new speech…
Call for Action to Meet Emergency Mental Health NeedsOct. 9, 2019
War Child has presented a petition with over 20,000 signatures calling for increased resources to be directed towards humanitarian mental health responses. The petition was passed to Sigrid Kaag - Netherlands International Development Minister - during this week’s International Conference on MHPSS in Crisis Situations.
How we supported 8,000 Burundian children to go back to schoolOct. 1, 2019
War Child has come together with child protection committees and local authorities in Burundi to bring out-of-school children back into education. These efforts have seen nearly 8,000 children reclaim their right to learn. Read on to find out how we did it...
Peace Sessions: Putting Psychosocial support to the foreSept. 24, 2019
War Child held the second edition of our ‘Peace Sessions - Expert’ event in The Hague this week - a unique opportunity to gain specialist knowledge on the impact of war on children. A number of key recommendations were generated at the event - which we will present at the International Conference on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Crisis Situations, held in Amsterdam next month…
Working to Meet Global Challenges in EducationJuly 29, 2019
Experts from the humanitarian and academic sectors will come together in Barcelona this week for a major conference. The APPAM ‘Public Policy in an Era of Rapid Change’ event will address policy solutions to meet new and emerging global challenges - and War Child will be there.
World Refugee Day - A Brighter Future For Refugee Children in LebanonJune 20, 2019
To mark World Refugee Day we present LOST - a new MFA-funded project that sees War Child work with Nuffic - the Dutch organisation for internationalisation in education. This special project is handing teachers the tools to improve the prospects and integration of refugee youth in Lebanon.
EU: €1.1 million for psychosocial support to DR CongoJune 12, 2019
The European Union is providing €1.1 million to provide critical and urgent psychosocial support to 10,000 DR Congolese refugees in refugee camps in western Uganda – 6,000 of whom are children.