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Technical Note on COVID-19 + CPHA

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The Alliance Resources is a compendium of materials covering all areas related to child protection. The database is searchable by CPMS standard, keyword, type of document and region/country. These resources can be shared freely. We also welcome recommendations for additional materials via the submission form. Your resource will be added after administrator review.

2020 - The Lancet
Around the world reports are emerging of numerous residential institutions for children being closed as a result of the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Children appear to be being sent back to their communities without proper...
2020 - Save The Children
This document from Save the Children outlines some of the potential risks children face in Interim Care Centres and suggests how to manage them to ensure that children are as safe as possible.
2020 - Changing the Way We Care – an initiative of Catholic Relief Service, Lumos & Maestral
The COVID-19 pandemic requires that we assess how to best adapt existing or adopt new services and programming to best serve children and families in uncertain times. An ecological framework can help us understand how COVID-19 might impact the...
2020 - UK Department for Education and Department for Public Health England
This guidance from the UK Department for Education and the Department for Public Health England answers some key questions regarding meeting the needs of vulnerable children during the COVID-19 crisis, including children in care and children with a ...
2020 - Health Protection Scotland
This guidance is to support those working in social or community care and residential settings to give advice to their staff and users of their services about COVID-19. Social or community and residential care is taken to include: long-term...
2020 - Iraq Child Protection Sub-Cluster
Children are particularly vulnerable during infectious disease outbreaks for three main reasons: Children have specific susceptibilities to infection during infectious disease outbreaks; Infectious diseases can disrupt the environments in which...
2020 - Generations United
People over the age of 60 and those with compromised immune systems are among the highest-risk populations COVID-19 is impacting. While grandparents are being advised to isolate themselves physically from grandchildren, it is nearly impossible...
2019 - Faith to Action Initiative
Within the global Church, a growing movement recognizes the importance of family in the life of every child and strives to ensure that children are cared for within families, rather than in institutions. Faith to Action created these three resources...
2017 - Plan International
This case study describes the community-based child protection programme implemented between 2015 and 2016 with Burundian girls, boys and adults in Mahama refugee camp in Rwanda. Between April and July 2015, over 150,000 people fled Burundi after...
2017 - Better Care Network, ACPF, The African Child Policy Forum, CRS, Catholic Relief Services, Family for every child, Hope and Homes for Children, Save The Children
In 2014, the New York Working Group on Children without Parental Care and the Special Representative for the Secretary General (SRSG) on Violence Against Children (VAC) collaborated to initiate a series of regional expert consultations on children’s...


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