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03 Jan 2019 description

Camps are places of refuge for people fleeing conflict and disaster, but they can be dangerous, especially for women and girls. In their first months, many camps rely on communal sanitation facilities – a quick and cost-effective way of meeting immediate needs and minimizing public health risks until a better solution can be developed.

10 Nov 2014 description

The IFRC’s project on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in emergencies is well underway. Menstrual hygiene in emergency situations continues to be a great concern; although it is often overlooked and not addressed adequately. Though sanitary pads are not considered a life-saving item, they play a crucial role around important issues such as dignity, hygiene and health, education, protection and security of women and adolescent girls in emergencies.

07 Sep 2012 description

Research in Kyaka II involved observation of a range of protection interviews with children, including both those attending with their families and unaccompanied and separated children. The protection interviews observed included Refugee Status Determination (RSD), Registration and Best Interests Determination (BID) interviews. Refugee children and humanitarian practitioners were also asked for their views and opinions on these protection interviews in workshops and in interviews with the researcher.