A Matter of Life and Death: Protecting children during and after emergencies is a matter of life and death

by Child Protection Working Group / Reports

A report from the Child Protection Working Group (CPWG), with ChildFund Alliance, outlining the various reasons why protecting children from violence and exploitation is a life-saving intervention during and after emergencies, and should be prioritized for funding in all humanitarian crises.

Going beyond immediate needs: A commitment to rebuilding after the Nepal earthquake

by ChildFund Japan / Member Spotlight

On 25 April 2015, a powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 struck Nepal, with its epicenter 50 miles (80 km) north-west of the capital Kathmandu. A strong aftershock (magnitude 7.3) followed on 12 May, with its epicenter 47 miles north-east of Kathmandu.

Almost 9,000 people were killed, and 22,300 were injured. Of the 2.8 million people who were affected, 1.1 million (40%) were children.

Guidelines for the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

by Children in a Changing Climate Coalition / Tools/Guidelines

The Children in a Changing Climate coalition, of which ChildFund Alliance is a member, puts forward a set of guidelines for a child-centred approach to the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.