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Content Type: Resource
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Date: Sep 2019
Location: Sudan, Nepal, Syria

Mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) is a critical component of the United Nations Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health for 2016-2030. It is also a fundamental...

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Date: Sep 2019

Disasters have the potential to cause short- and long-term effects on the psychological functioning, emotional adjustment, health, and developmental trajectory of children. This clinical report...

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Publisher(s): K4D Helpdesk
Date: Sep 2019
Location: Global

Whilst it is now widely accepted that early psychosocial interventions must be an integral part of humanitarian assistance, there is widespread recognition that there remains a need to build a...

Content Type: Resource
Sector(s):
Date: Sep 2019
Location: Global

The aim of the Interim Mental Health & Psychosocial Support Emergency Toolkit is to provide MHPSS practitioners, policy and decision-makers easily-accessible information on resources and tools...

Content Type: Resource
Publisher(s): USAIDInterAction
Date: Feb 2020
Location: Global

Housing interventions can reduce doctor's visits and lower healthcare spending and hospitalization rates

Content Type: Resource
Publisher(s): USAIDInterAction
Date: Feb 2020
Location: Global

Housing deprevation increases the risk of disability and severe ill health over the course of life by 25%.

Content Type: Resource
Publisher(s): USAIDInterAction
Date: Feb 2020
Location: Global

The strongest impacts of shelter were found to be on health, including improved physical and mental health, particularly for children, as well as enhanced well-being and morale. Poor quality...

Content Type: Resource
Publisher(s): USAIDInterAction
Date: Feb 2020
Location: Global

Design of an emergency and transitional shelter and camp can reduce gender risks through: location, economic considerations, spacing, socio-cultural considerations, and set up. 

Content Type: Resource
Publisher(s): USAIDInterAction
Date: Feb 2020
Location: Global

People feel and are safer when given shelter assistance-especially women. Housing vulnerability increases risk of sexual and physical abuse and domestic violence, and female-headed households are...

Content Type: Resource
Publisher(s): USAIDInterAction
Date: Feb 2020
Location: Global

None of the shelters built with aid assistance in Vietnam collapsed in the last 10 years....while others in the community did.

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