Handbook for Emergencies

The third edition of UNHCR’s Emergency Handbook is a reference tool which serves to reinforce a common understanding among the many key actors in emergency situations. This edition includes a number of important revisions of the handbook...

Working with older persons in forced displacement

This document provides guidance for UNHCR staff and partners on protecting the rights of older persons in situations of forced displacement or statelessness. When responding to the phases of forced displacement (flight, displacement, return...

Doing What Matters in Times of Stress: An Illustrated Guide

Doing What Matters in Times of Stress is a WHO stress management guide for coping with adversity. This illustrated guide supports implementation of WHO’s recommendation for stress management. There are many causes of stress, including...

Child Protection Resources

UNHCR has published a comprehensive document with different key child protection resources, issue briefs and portals. The extensive list of Child Protection Resources is as follows: Key child protection resources: Best Interests Procedure...

Emergency Resource List

Reading List
A selection of resources designed to support people who are in the midst of an emergency.
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How you can support your child during bombing?

Leaflet, Infographic, Fact sheet, Poster
This document is a tip sheet to be distributed by Child Protection coordination teams. It offers tips on how to support kids during bombing. The tip sheet offers information to support kids during bombing as follows: General tips to help...

Psychological first aid: Guide for field workers

This guide covers psychological first aid which involves humane, supportive and practical help to fellow human beings suffering serious crisis events. It is written for people in a position to help others who have experienced an extremely...

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