UNICEF Technical Notes - Special Considerations for Programming in Unstable Situations: Chapter 4


WHAT: Practical guidance on responding to the protection and care needs of children separated from their families, with sections on consideration of and arrangements for interim care, family reunion, and alternative long-term placements.

WHO: Practitioners and managers working in pre and post emergency situations to prevent and respond to the separation of children. 

WHERE: Global – for emergency preparation, in an emergency, and post emergency. 

WHY: Contains a range of tools such as assessment questions on community capacity to care, criteria for assessing child well-being in placement, criteria for adults to care for children, standards for temporary emergency care, and assessment for family reunion.