Meet Our Mental Health ExpertsOct. 10, 2023
Today is World Mental Health Day - a day for people and communities to drive actions that protect mental health as a universal human right. As one of the first NGOs to prioritise psychosocial support in humanitarian settings, War Child is at the forefront of this movement - championed by our global team of experts. Hear from them in this article...
Delivering Quality Education to Refugee Children in JordanOct. 3, 2023
Over seven million refugee children are currently out of school - more than half the global population of school-aged refugees. Effective solutions to deliver quality education directly where these children live are increasingly vital. That’s why War Child continues to expand its Can’t Wait to Learn programme. Find out how it’s improving the prospects of refugee children in Jordan…
Earthquake Response: Preventing the Psychological AftershocksSept. 28, 2023
Children in northwest Syria have endured more than 12 years of war. The devastating earthquakes on 6 February have further turned their lives upside down. Half a year on, where are these children now? What are the effects of War Child’s response? Keep reading to find out…
A Crisis Within A Crisis: Creating a Safe Haven for Sudan’s Refugee ChildrenSept. 25, 2023
On 15 April deadly violence once again engulfed Sudan with at least 7,500 people killed and more than 5 million displaced at the time of writing. We sat down with Toendepi Kamusewu, our Project Development Manager in South Sudan to talk about War Child’s response to the crisis as well as the broader challenges facing aid organisations.
Working to Build Peace Through SportSept. 21, 2023
The International Day of Peace is more than just a commemoration. Events each September 21 provide fresh impetus to international efforts to address the disruption caused by violence and armed conflict. War Child plays its part - supporting youth to take charge of their lives and help build more just and peaceful societies. One way we do this is through harnessing the power of sport...
Digital Education Programme Becomes Evidence-BasedSept. 12, 2023
Can’t Wait to Learn - our digital education programme for children affected by conflict - has always been informed by scientific evidence. However, for an intervention to become truly evidence-based it needs to meet some key criteria. Following a gold standard study in Uganda, this criteria has now been met, marking an exciting evolution for the programme…
Sheltering Ukraine’s Youth From Fear and DistressSept. 7, 2023
Russia’s war inside Ukraine has become a protracted humanitarian crisis - forcing some 6.3 million Ukrainian citizens to seek safety overseas. Every one of these refugees has a unique story - including War Child’s Sasha Yarova. Sasha reveals how her work helps her to maintain hope of a better future - both for her family and her country’s children…