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Request for research proposals

Call for grant applications Fear of water after disaster/war Different disaster situations expose children to fearful situations involving water. In hurricanes and floods (gradual increase of water, flash floods and Tsunamis) and maritime disasters (ship collisions, ships sinking) danger can occur associated with water. With the exodus of refugees from Syria and Myanmar where boats …

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Newsletter no 10. Winter 2020

You may see this Newsletter via your e-mail or on our brand-new, up-dated Website. Many of you will have already signed up for this Newsletter.  Don’t worry, you won’t have to sign up again –  but if you are seeing  a newsletter for the first time then please sign up via the website. Thank you!

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European Children of parents associated with ISIS

  Statement from the Board of Research and Implementation of the Children and War Foundation As members of the Children and War Foundation’s Board of Implementation and Research we represent more than a hundred years of clinical and research experience working with children who experience war and disaster situations. It is with great concern we …

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TRT Training; Kampala, Uganda

From the 24th to 26th of October 2018, Unni Heltne, from Norway, and Suleima Ishaq Sharif, trauma psychologist from Sudan, trained a group of 25 Ugandan psychologists, social workers and teachers at the Makerere University of Kampala. The participants came from all over Uganda and worked with refugee children, children with disabilities and abused children.

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Unaccompanied minors – can we live with our conscience?

The Board of Research and Implementation of the Children and War Foundation has over a long time been concerned about the plight of children and adolescents escaping dangerous and dehumanising life situations to seek a better future. In country after country it has been documented that their already difficult situation is made worse by the …

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Children of Syria

The Children and War Foundation tries to do what it can to train group leaders who can help children inside Syria and in refugee camps in neighbouring countries. We know that if we teach children techniques to counteract posttraumatic reactions, it can make a difference. While trying to reach more children we are in contact …

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