Children and Youth

wash DRF guide
This WASH DRF Guide provides the specific steps involved in developing a government-led disaster recovery framework for the WASH sector. It assists stakeholders engaged in the development of a DRF to implement recovery programmes for the WASH sector.
School children in Vanuatu.
The January 2022 volcanic eruption and tsunami – called a ‘once in 1000-year event’ is the latest in a long list of recent disasters to have hit Tonga and cause significant disruption to Tongan children’s education.
Amal Ridene, Young Climate Change Negotiator
Diverse leadership and adaptive social protection are critical factors for resilient and sustainable risk reduction and protection against the impacts of disaster and extreme climate events.
2022 Sasakawa Award Winners, 25 May 2022, Bali, Indonesia
Save the Children Philippines wins the prestigious UN SASAKAWA Award for its innovative programs on disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) that support Filipino children’s meaningful participation and protection from emergencies.
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This report highlights how UNICEF and its partners apply a multisectoral, systems-strengthening approach to DRR and recovery around the world. For example: Engaging children and young people in disaster management committees as key stakeholders.
Find out how Practical Action Bolivia involved local youth in their Flood Resilience Measurement for Communities approach. And what the benefits were, to the young people, their communities, and to Practical Action.
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.
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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.
GRID 2022  The Global Report on Internal Displacement
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.
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.