Psychosocial intervention for children in emergency situation –Assignment 05
Group 05 (Rashika,Shanika,Tissa,Aruna)

Evaluation –

Under the responses of disaster mitigation, there are 3 phases: Emergency response, Rehabilitation and reconstruction phase and Social recovery phase. In every psychosocial intervention in every phase it should consist with evaluation of the work being done and to provide input for the next phase and intervention planned. The successful of psychosocial intervention program can be measured by ensuring the fulfillment of basic needs of children in the end of each phase based on the Child Protection Law.
The indicators can be used to measure the success of the program such as: 1). In emergency response phase, a. Providing separated tent for women and children in each and every displaces camp, providing clothes foods and medicines including infrastructure facility for children such as toilets, playground, emergency schools; b. Psychosocial assistance for trauma healing and counseling for children c. Tracing to unify unaccompanied children and youth to their families. d. Protection against all forms of violence, including abuse, exploitation and trafficking. 2). In rehabilitation and reconstruction phase, the construction related to build basic facility for children such as school, health and medical centre. While the child protection program was focused on social recovery with main activity such as: a. Psychosocial assistance for children to empower children and youth group; b.Case conferencing and handling which related to child abuse; c. Reunification for unaccompanied and separated children; d. Community empowerment. 3). In social recovery phase, in order to measure child participation in community development in post-disaster situation is by checking on whether or not aspect of participation has been fulfilled and achieved: - do children have access to information of the development program? - is there any children’s organizations/clubs or youth group? - do children participate to the decision making? - in the program planning, implementation and evaluation, to what extent is children involvement?