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Children and War UK helps children recover from trauma

Children and War UK brings hope – by showing children ways to take charge of their own thoughts, with tools to help them cope with their feelings and worries.

For some children it’s the experience of bombs, gunfire, daily danger. For others, it’s a natural disaster, such as a flood or an earthquake. Many have lost their homes and maybe even people they love.

We work to help children to recover from trauma resulting from war, conflict, disaster and other catastrophic events.

Our proven trauma recovery techniques help to reduce the long-term psychological effects these events have on young lives.

 

 

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What we do

We work to help children who have been affected by conflicts, disasters and other traumas, using proven techniques to improve children’s psychological wellbeing and resilience.
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Where we work

Wherever children are affected by conflict and disasters, where they remain in danger and wherever they find refuge.
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How we work

We train responsible adults, such as teachers and community leaders, professionals and non-professionals to help large groups of children in their community as quickly as possible.
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Help for Ukrainian children in Estonia

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Kateryna Yavna: Training Ukrainians in TRT

Kateryna Yavna: Training Ukrainians in TRT

When Ukrainian psychologist Kateryna Yavna found herself stuck in the UK because of Covid travel restrictions, she had no way of knowing that things would get worse. In normal life, she divided her time between London, UK, and Lviv in Ukraine. Then in February 2022,...

Children and War UK makes a difference

Our recovery techniques are proven to help children learn ways to deal with traumatic experiences.

Support Children and War UK’s work by going to our JustGiving page

Now more than ever, children need help to cope with the trauma they’re experiencing.

Children and War UK is working to give them essential tools to reduce the long-term effects of traumatic stress.

Thank you.