Protection and Assistance for Children on the Move

2017IFRC Psychosocial Centre

The IFRC is deeply concerned about protection and humanitarian assistance for children on the move. This is heighted by data that shows the number of children on the move, including unaccompanied and separated children, has grown substantially in the past decade.7 There are an estimated 50,000 million children on the move worldwide.8 Whether they are labelled as “migrants”, “refugees”, “displaced persons”, “trafficked”, or “stateless” there are numerous threats that are be faced by girls and boys on the move in their home countries, in transit, and at their destination countries. Additionally, you can find these resources in Arabic.

Key wordschildren in armed conflict / grave violations against children / humanitarian crises / humanitarian response

CountriesGaza / Global

CategoryManuals and guidelines / Publication