About us

It is vital that we understand the effects which disasters can have on children and young people, so that we can help strengthen their resilience and reduce the impact of future emergencies.

a model of a clay person on a raft

Resilience raft

Project Aims

  • To understand children’s experiences of the flooding; the impact on their lives, their resilience and the longer-term recovery process.
  • To discover how children can best be supported in a flood and how to enhance their resilience to future emergencies.
  • To influence emergency policy and practice to better meet the needs and build the resilience of children and young people.