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Provision of child protection life-saving services and support immediate humanitarian needs of children and their communities in 6 districts in Paktika and Khost provinces. | Details

Start Date: 2022-03-01
End Date: 2022-07-31
Field: Child Protection
Implementation Location: Khost and Paktika Province

The project supported vulnerable children including children with disabilities, their caregivers, and communities in need in 6 districts in Paktika, and Khost provinces in both Central Region. 

Throughout this project, TACT worked with the de facto authority at the local level and non-government partners to reach children and their communities affected by conflict and disasters with child protection lifesaving interventions. These included the provision of Mental Health and Psychosocial (MHPSS) services; family tracing and reunification (FTR) including supporting orphans that are abandoned in institutions; prevention of killing and maiming of children through Explosive Ordinance Risk Education (EORE) and; provision of case management, alternative care, referral to specialized services and other basic services (e.g. Health, vaccinations, safe drinking water, treatment for malnutrition). Sensitization and awareness raising on COVID-19 and other Child Protection (CP) issues in Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) settlements and host communities was an integral part of the project.