Psychosocial support is fundamental in an emergency. From the first day of the disaster, UNICEF sent containment teams for children and adolescents affected by the earthquake, which included sports activities and the Return to Happiness Methodology.
Additionally, public officials have been trained in child protection in the context of humanitarian support.
600 members of the Armed Forces, Ministry for the Economic and Social Inclusion and Health Ministry have been educated on child protection in the context of humanitarian support.
22.000 children and adolescents benefited in shelters and child-friendly spaces. 3.500 children and adolescents educated to prevent sexual abuse.