EXPLORE THEMATIC KNOWLEDGE BASES

Accountability to Affected Populations (AAP)

AAP is about using power and resources ethically and responsibly. 

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Disabilities

In humanitarian emergencies, children with disabilities are among those most at risk. Inclusion of children with disabilities needs to be explicitly reflected in emergency preparedness planning, in needs assessment processes and in planning and monitoring humanitarian response, across all sectors.

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Health in Emergencies and Humanitarian Settings

The Health in Emergencies and Humanitarian Settings program brings together interventions along the life cycle including maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health including accelerated disease control such as VPD and Malaria control.

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Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS)

Mental health conditions affect one in four people over a lifetime and are responsible for more than 10% of the global burden of disease.

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Adolescent Development and Participation (ADAP)

Working with and for adolescents in humanitarian and protracted crises settings to address their needs and empower them to be reach their full potential to become agents of positive change. 

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Early Childhood Development (ECD)

Early childhood development (ECD) in humanitarian and fragile settings are essential to ending preventable deaths, supporting healthy brain development among new-borns and young children and for children's overall health and wellbeing. 

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Humanitarian Access

Humanitarian actors’ ability to reach populations affected by crisis, as well as an affected population's ability to access humanitarian assistance and services.

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Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE)

Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) is one of the key pillars of UNICEF’s COVID-19 response.

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Armed Non-State Actors

Armed Non-State Actors are a typical, increasingly salient, and increasingly complicated feature of emergency settings.

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Gender Based Violence (GBV)

Gender-based violence (GBV) is the most pervasive yet least visible human rights violation in the world.

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Linking Humanitarian and Development (LHD) programming and online quality review

UNICEF Country Offices in the top 10 humanitarian responses (and any other COs that wish to participate) can review the quality of the programme linkages and assess progress against LHD goals.

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