An Introduction to ECD in Emergencies


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The new Early Childhood Development (ECD) kit aimed at helping children’s development needs.

NEW YORK, 15 July 2011 – The UNICEF Early Childhood Development (ECD) Unit is pleased to announce the launch of a new fifteen minute video “An Introduction to Early Childhood Development in Emergencies (ECDiE).”

This new resource includes presentation slides, supplementary videos from country offices around the world, photographs, graphs, statistics and scientific evidence on ECD in Emergencies, to provide staff with increased understanding of ECD in Emergencies.

The video will help staff in country and regional offices and partners in designing, implementing and monitoring ECD responses to ensure that the needs of young children are appropriately addressed.

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For more information, please contact Vijaya Singh at


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