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Drolet, Julie L.; McDonald-Harker, Caroline; Lalani, Nasreen; McGreer, Sarah; Brown, Matthew R. G.; Silverstone, Peter H. – Journal on Education in Emergencies, 2021
The 2016 wildfires in Alberta, Canada, created numerous challenges for families with children under five years of age, due to the limited postdisaster access to early childhood development (ECD) programs, resources, and supports. In the immediate aftermath of the wildfires, families struggled to balance recovery activities with childcare…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Natural Disasters, Foreign Countries, Preschool Children
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Seiden, Jonathan; Kunz, Valeria; Dang, Sara; Sharma, Matrika; Gyawali, Sagar – Journal on Education in Emergencies, 2021
Natural disasters create immense challenges for young children by exposing them to a high degree of adversity. Interventions designed to build resilience in the aftermath of a natural disaster may help buffer the negative consequences of these adverse experiences. In this article, we report the results of our quasi-experimental evaluations of two…
Descriptors: Natural Disasters, Resilience (Psychology), Child Development, Infants
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Mansur, Samier – Journal on Education in Emergencies, 2021
More than half a billion children globe-wide currently live in conflict or crisis contexts (UNICEF 2016), including more than 30 million displaced and refugee children (UNICEF 2020). The extreme and often prolonged adversity suffered in these environments can have lifelong physical, psychological, and socioeconomic consequences for children, and…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Child Health, Access to Health Care, Well Being
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Lara, Fabiola A. – Journal on Education in Emergencies, 2021
El Salvador is one of the most violent countries in the world, with one of the highest homicide rates among children and adolescents (UNODC 2019). Children's experiences have a profound impact on their development, and exposure to violence in their early years can lead to social, behavioral, learning, and emotional impairments. Caregivers play a…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Stress Management, Young Children, Child Development
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Foulds, Kim; Khan, Naureen; Subramanian, Sneha; Haque, Ashraful – Journal on Education in Emergencies, 2021
Recent literature focused on education in conflict-affected settings firmly establishes the link between early childhood interventions, poverty reduction, and the effects of adverse childhood experiences, particularly for those exposed to violent conflict. A key factor of effective interventions targeting young children and their families, and…
Descriptors: Refugees, Foreign Countries, Intervention, Young Children
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Mariam, Erum; Ahmad, Jahanara; Sarwar, Sarwat Sarah – Journal on Education in Emergencies, 2021
In August 2017, almost a million Rohingya people fled to Bangladesh to escape violence and persecution in Myanmar; 55 percent of them were children. BRAC, one of the largest nongovernmental organizations in the world, operates an initiative called the Humanitarian Play Lab model for children ages 0-6 in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Young Children, Play
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Hunt, Xanthe; Betancourt, Theresa; Pacione, Laura; Elsabbagh, Mayada; Servili, Chiara – Journal on Education in Emergencies, 2021
The relationship between developmental disorders and humanitarian settings is a complex one: conflict and natural emergencies can contribute to developmental disorders, largely by compromising women's prenatal and perinatal environment and their access to perinatal care (Zuurmond et al. 2016). Children and adults with disabilities often shoulder a…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Young Children, Childhood Needs, Conflict
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Saverio, Bellizzi; McDougall, Lori; Manji, Sheila; Lincetto, Ornella – Journal on Education in Emergencies, 2021
Current estimates are that more than one-third of the annual neonatal deaths worldwide occur in humanitarian and fragile settings (United Nations Population Fund 2015). In this article, we focus on the recent multistakeholder effort to produce the "Roadmap to Accelerate Progress for Every Newborn in Fragile and Humanitarian Settings…
Descriptors: Neonates, Infant Mortality, International Programs, Health
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Swing Wilton, Katelin; Vachon, Aimée; Maeve Murphy, Katie; Al Aqra, Ayat; Ensour, Abdullah; Ibrahim, Iman; Tahhan, Anas; Hoyer, Kayla; Powell, Christine – Journal on Education in Emergencies, 2021
In this field note, we make a case for adapting Reach Up and Learn, an evidence-based home-visiting intervention, to the needs of refugees, internally displaced persons, and other vulnerable populations in the conflict-affected settings of Jordan, Lebanon, and northeastern Syria. We outline the implementation of the intervention in all three…
Descriptors: Home Visits, Foreign Countries, Program Implementation, Intervention
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Daelmans, Bernadette; Nair, Mahalakshmi; Hanna, Fahmy; Lincetto, Ornella; Dua, Tarun; Hunt, Xanthe – Journal on Education in Emergencies, 2021
The estimated number of forcibly displaced persons around the globe is at a record high--nearly 70.8 million (UNHCR 2019)--75 percent of whom are women and children. This includes 34 million adolescent girls and young women, who are among the groups with the highest risk for health concerns. Indeed, many of the countries with the worst maternal…
Descriptors: Mothers, Mental Health, Parent Child Relationship, Refugees
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Olayemi, Moses; Tucker, Melissa; Choul, Mamour; Purekal, Tom; Benitez, Arlene; Wheaton, Wendy; DeBoer, Jennifer – Journal on Education in Emergencies, 2021
Since 2015, more than 560,000 South Sudanese primary school children have received psychosocial support (PSS) through the USAID-funded Integrated Essential Emergency Education Services program implemented by UNICEF. Several South Sudan-based nongovernmental organizations partnered with UNICEF to train local teachers to implement the PSS activities…
Descriptors: Well Being, Conflict, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students
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Pedersen, Gloria A.; Sangraula, Manaswi; Shrestha, Pragya; Lakshmin, Pooja; Schafer, Alison; Ghimire, Renasha; Luitel, Nagendra P.; Jordans, Mark J. D.; Kohrt, Brandon A. – Journal on Education in Emergencies, 2021
In humanitarian settings, mental health and psychosocial support services (MHPSS) are often delivered in group-based formats. Group interventions enable providers to reach more individuals when resources and technical expertise are limited. Group-based programs also foster social support, empathy, and collective problem-solving among the…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Health Services, Intervention, Group Counseling
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González Ballesteros, Lina María; Flores, José M.; Ortiz Hoyos, Ana María; Londoño Tobón, Amalia; Hein, Sascha; Bolívar Rincon, Felipe; Gómez, Oscar; Ponguta, Liliana Angélica – Journal on Education in Emergencies, 2021
Colombia has endured one of the world's longest internal displacement crises in recent history. Programs that address the practices and psychosocial wellbeing of the community of caregivers of young children in protracted crises are urgently needed. We developed and implemented a program aimed at strengthening the resilience and wellbeing of…
Descriptors: Violence, Program Descriptions, Well Being, Preschool Children
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Bogdanov, Sergiy; Girnyk, Andriy; Chernobrovkina, Vira; Chernobrovkin, Volodymyr; Vinogradov, Alexander; Harbar, Kateryna; Kovalevskaya, Yuliya; Basenko, Oksana; Ivanyuk, Irina; Hook, Kimberly; Wessells, Mike – Journal on Education in Emergencies, 2021
Psychosocial support in education that is provided during emergencies frequently aims to support children's resilience, but strong, contextual measures of resilience are in short supply in Eastern Europe. In this article, our aim is to describe the development and psychometric properties of the first measure of resilience for war-affected…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, War, Resilience (Psychology), Measures (Individuals)
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D'Sa, Nikhit; Krupar, Allyson – Journal on Education in Emergencies, 2021
The growing focus on social and emotional learning (SEL) for children of primary grade age in conflict-affected and fragile contexts necessitates an understanding of the effects these programs have. However, the dearth of valid and reliable measures of SEL skills in low-resource and crisis contexts has constrained the generation of this evidence.…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Test Validity, Social Emotional Learning, Measures (Individuals)
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