Annual Conference of Swiss Humanitarian Aid and the Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit 2017

Drawing by a Syrian refugee child showing scenes of an air attack.
Hope for children and young people in humanitarian crises, drawing by a Syrian refugee child © Save the Children

Topic

Children and young people are among the most vulnerable groups in humanitarian crisis situations.

Projects

Natural disasters and the violence unleashed by war are traumatic experiences for children. Every effort must be made to help them regain a measure of normality.

Project Humanity

Schools: Project Humanity enables pupils from Switzerland and abroad to increase their knowledge of humanitarian values and the principles of humanitarian action.    

Children exposed to war

Millions of children are affected by war and armed conflict. The response provided on the ground is a multifaceted one. These young people have highly specific needs.

Short films on children and young people in humanitarian crises

In a series of short films, Swiss Humanitarian Aid and the Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit (SHA) present some key aspects of their work in specific subject areas.