Children in emergency and crisis situations

The objective of the document is to: (1) present the general context of humanitarian actions in favour of children and to underline their special vulnerability in crises, the various forms of this vulnerability and the risks with which they are confronted in unsettled situations. (2) define a general framework for community humanitarian actions covering three major problems which particularly concern children in crisis situations and which are the subject of numerous debates and studies at international level: separated and non-accompanied children, child soldiers and education in emergencies. [...] (3) provide, through recommendations made, a basis for reflection and examples of good practice for Member States to use in their bilateral humanitarian actions.

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Brussels, European Commission, 2008
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