Children and the Sphere standard on mental and social aspects of health.

@article{Morris2007ChildrenAT,
  title={Children and the Sphere standard on mental and social aspects of health.},
  author={Jodi Morris and Mark Humphrey Van Ommeren and Myron Belfer and Shekhar Saxena and Benedetto Saraceno},
  journal={Disasters},
  year={2007},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={71-90}
}
Most of the world's children live in resource-poor countries where people are at a relatively high risk of exposure to catastrophic situations arising from conflict and natural disasters.(6) Given the potential social, psychological and psychiatric consequences of exposure to disaster, mental health and psychosocial support programmes are increasingly part of humanitarian aid. A minimum standard on mental and social aspects of health is included in the recently revised Humanitarian Charter and… CONTINUE READING

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