HC creates early childhood development in humanitarian standards and guidance documents report

One major obstacle to providing quality integrated Early Childhood Services in Humanitarian Contexts (ECDiE for ECD in emergencies) is the limited operational guidance focused on implementing early childhood programs and services that is integrated to the humanitarian response system.

To fill this gap, this review analyzes existing humanitarian standards to assess the extent to which early childhood interventions and the needs of infants, young children, and caregivers are included.

The Humanitarian Collaborative team conducted this review for partners at the Moving Minds Alliance, a consortium of funders and organizational leaders in the field of early childhood education and development. This review is part of a broader strategy to identify gaps, develop solutions and advocate and secure more adequate funding and resources for ECDiE.

Read the full report here