1 February, 2010
Atle Dyregrov and William Yule were interviewed by IPS at the open forum “Psychosocial Response to Disasters with Focus on Children in Asia” in Bangkok last week.
The deputy executive director of the organiser Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), Aloysius Rego, said “psychosocial support will greatly assist people, especially children in recovering mental health. This is why we need to build more effective systems structures and mechanisms and this requires long-term support.”
Read the article “Post-disaster psychosocial Support a must for children” here.