The Children and War Foundation is a charity registered in Norway (Ref:882 577 252) and recognised by HMRC (Ref; NO2) to receive Gift Aid on donations from UK taxpayers

Traumatic events children may have experienced during disaster/war

  • Forced to leave village or town

  • Home destroyed

  • Separation from family

  • Parents separated from each other because of the disaster

  • Family member in a hospital following disaster

  • Family member injured or killed

  • Experience horror, shelling or shooting at a very close distance

  • Have to stay outside time because of the possibility for new earthquakes

  • So cold that child thought he/she would die

  • So hungry¬† that child thought he/she would die

  • Saw people who had been recently injured

  • Saw someone die or being killed

  • Saw a dead body or bodies

  • Helped to carry wounded or dead people

  • Injured during the disaster or war

  • In a situation where thought he/she would die

  • Trapped inside a building
  • Expelled from child’s home
  • Home shelled
  • Soldiers or armed men forcibly enter child’s home
  • Family member in a detention camp during the war
  • Family member goes to the front line to fight
  • Shot at by snipers
  • Have to stay in a basement for a long time because of shelling
  • Held in a detention camp during the war
  • Saw someone being tortured
  • Saw someone being raped or sexually abused in the war
  • Saw many people being killed at once
  • Used as a human shield by soldiers
  • Someone directly threaten to kill the child during the war