Resource Center on COVID-19 and Children's Care

This section includes resources on the response to the COVID-19 pandemic as it relates to child protection and children's care.

News on COVID-19 and Children's Care

Webinars and Events on COVID-19 Response 


This section includes resources and tools related to alternative care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This section highlights tools and resources for child protection in the COVID-19 pandemic.
This section includes resources for promoting nurturing care and positive development for children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This section includes resources and tools for mental health and psychosocial support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This section includes resources related to separated children that may be useful during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This section includes resources related to children with disabilities and the COVID-19 pandemic.

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UK Department for Education,

This collection of guidance from the UK Department for Education lays out what local authority children’s services need to do during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

UK Department for Education,

This guidance explains the strategy for infection prevention and control, including the specific circumstances PPE should be used, to enable safe working in education, childcare and children’s social care settings in England during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Lucio Valerio Sarandrea - UNICEF,

This article from UNICEF describes the increased risks and vulnerabilities faced by children left behind by migration in Kyrgyzstan due to the COVID-19 crisis, and how UNICEF and its partners are responding to meet their needs.

Inter-Agency Network on Education in Emergencies (INEE), the Early Childhood Development Action Network (ECDAN) and the Moving Minds Alliance (MMA),

This webinar focused on Early Childhood Development in Humanitarian Settings in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN),

This Joint Statement the ASEAN Ministers responsible for social welfare and development outlines their concerns and commitments to action regarding meeting the needs of vulnerable people impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, including children with disabilities, children deprived of liberty, and children in institutional care, among other groups.

The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action,

This document builds on existing response action from several countries and case management task force agencies. It provides considerations for adapting Child Protection Case Management (CP CM) interventions to the COVID-19 pandemic and to better understand the important role of case management in the emergency.

Save the Children,

Ce rapport souligne que, bien que les enfants ne représentent pas un groupe à haut risque en terme de mortalité directe due à la COVID-19, la pandémie a des impacts secondaires de grande envergure qui augmentent les risques pour les droits et le bien-être des enfants africains.

Save the Children International,

This policy paper by Save the Children outlines some of the main threats the COVID-19 pandemic poses to children in Africa and suggests some of the political and programmatic responses to protect children’s rights.

Elizabeth Rapa, Louise Dalton, Alan Stein - The Lancet,

In this comment from the Lancet, the authors explores how to communication to children about the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly when someone in the family is hospitalised for or dies from COVID-19.

The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action,

In this episode of the Protected! Podcast, Hani Mansourian from the Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action talks to Selim Benaissa, Chief Technical Officer from the ILO on the Myanmar program for the elimination of child labour about how the coronavirus pandemic has affected the program.