Child Friendly Spaces in Emergencies: A Handbook for Save the Children Staff

Save the children

This manual highlights key concepts and provides guidance for developing child friendly spaces in emergency situations.

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This manual provides guidance for developing Child Friendly Spaces that provide care and support in emergencies such as a natural disaster or situation of armed conflict. The manual outlines criteria for site selection, space design, staffing, and monitoring and evaluation strategies. The document also reviews examples of commonly encountered challenges and case studies.

The document is almost entirely text with only a few diagrams.

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Goal 4: Quality education

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Humanitarian response professionals. Specifically country/program directors charged with emergency response operations.

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