The commitment of the NGOS in this emergency . The activities are also addressed to colleagues of the CINI and Link2007, other networks of Ngos in the dialogue with the foreign ministry and the Italian Agency for Cooperation and Development of safeguarding projects and initiatives; promote initiatives for the enhancement of the working and partnerships to tackle the crisis. "We have chosen, says the spokesman of the AOI, Silvia Stilli - to launch a Campaign of collection and dissemination of data on the activities that the organizations of solidarity, Cooperation and international Volunteer members of AOI are making in the emergency Covid19 in Italy and abroad. The numbers related to the use of professional personnel and volunteer doctors and paramedics, educators and workers in the social, educators, leaders in emergency activities in the various areas of the Country."
Save the Children .
Twenty thousand thousand people, including children, vulnerable families and teachers, reached so far, in all of Italy thanks to the program of emergency “Not alone”. In a considerable increase in families in economic difficulty, who can not even afford the expense. Still many children and adolescents who remain out of school due to the lack of instrumentation technology
food Delivery and other aid materials. such As the distribution of tablets and internet connections to nuclei in difficulty; support to schools for distance learning activities for the unaccompanied minors and women victims of domestic violence: the work of the Organization so that no child is left back At two weeks from the start of the program “Not alone”, in response to the emergency Coronavirus, Save the Children, the international Organization that for over 100 years, the fight to save at-risk children and ensure them a future, it has already reached 20,000 people, including children and adolescents, the most vulnerable families and teachers, working in compliance with the rules, through all its projects and a network of 41 partner associations on the Italian territory.
The serious economic repercussions. The economic crisis caused by the Covid-19 is likely to lead to a dramatic increase in the number of children in absolute poverty, which in Italy are already 1.2 million, a figure more than tripled in the ten years since the crisis of 2008 (going from 3.7% to 12.5% as of 2018), is the alarm of the Organization. More than 1 family out of 4 is already in a condition of financial insecurity and the risk of falling into poverty if for three consecutive months may remain without a source of income. Economic impact, to which you add the consequences from the point of view of education, in particular on children and adolescents of the more disadvantaged backgrounds which, with the closure of schools and the difficulty of access distance learning, are likely to remain isolated, to make backward steps in learning and to see increase the weight of educational inequality.
the vulnerability of The foreign children. To be affected by this disaster, he still remembers, Save the Children, then there are the unaccompanied foreign minors, and the path to inclusion is likely to be abruptly interrupted, as well as children being forced to stay in the home increases the danger of domestic violence to the detriment of the mothers. Without forgetting, of course, the children and adolescents directly affected by the disease, as well as their parents. In these cases, of fundamental importance not only material aid but also a psychological support in order not to be alone in dealing with the anxieties and fears.
The first results of the program "Not alone". Combating poverty and material support to children and families. So far have been taken care of, 165 family units to which they are delivered food kits, also in consideration of the fact that so many children can no longer rely on the school cafeteria, which guaranteed them at least one meal of protein per day. In the same way, through the Flakes to the Hospital and To Hand, Save the Children is accompanying the 380 neo and expectant mothers who are facing the delicate birth of a child in conditions of great difficulty, and which are incurred on a daily basis with the purchasing and distribution of goods for infants, such as diapers and baby food.
study support and schools. From the educational point of view is of course in the distribution of 750 the tablet, and connections free of charge to the children and to the children of families in difficulty, to enable them to follow the activities of the school at a distance, and participate in other educational activities outside of the school context. Devices that are accompanied by guides and tutorials aimed at families to use safe and aware of the web. In addition to the tablets, the Organization is also distributing educational material and educational game, such as books, material for drawing and puzzles for younger children.
unaccompanied foreign Minors. The emergency Coronavirus is likely to have a major effect on the process of integration started by the many unaccompanied children who are in our Country. For this, through the centers CivicoZero in Rome, Milan, Turin and Catania, the Organization has strengthened, even at a distance, all the activities of the Italian learning, laboratories, art and music and computer science courses. Kit of educational materials have been distributed in 45 communities for minors only, while continuing the support to those who live in situations of marginality absolute and are therefore exposed to the risks of trafficking and labour exploitation. And operate at full speed even the doors of the legal and the HelpLine of the Organization ( 800.141016 ) in order to ensure the unaccompanied minors, and the operators that communicate with their guidance and legal advice free of charge in multiple languages.
domestic Violence. face the risk of increases in cases of domestic violence against women and consequent violence assisted for the children, due to the prohibition of exit from the home, the Organization has defined guidelines disseminated to operators in the field, in order to intercept promptly the situations of violence and to help women in the path of signaling and leakage. In this context, the state also initiated a monitoring of the nuclei of the most vulnerable through the support of psychologists expert in domestic violence.
WeWorld launches #RestiamoUniti
And' in the act to be part of the WeWorld a fundraiser to support hospitals and health care personnel and families in Emilia-Romagna, Lombardia, Friuli Venezia Giulia and Liguria. Initiatives dedicated to the most fragile with special assistance to women victims of violence and vulnerable children throughout Italy. The world health Organization has ranked the health emergency caused by the spread of the virus Covid-19 a pandemic, with 100 Country hit of 196: only in Italy, we have passed the 40,000 infections and 3,000 deaths. For this WeWorld, the organization that for 50 years, and is responsible for ensuring that the rights of women, children and girls in 29 Countries, including Italy, decided to put their own resources to sustain the weak, and working to join forces and meet this emergency.
For the safety of doctors and nurses. The infections increase and in many garrisons there is a risk that hospital systems may not cope with the peak of infection, and the situation becomes critical: for this WeWorld, following the directions of Civil Protection, launches fundraising #RestiamoUniti to support hospitals and health care personnel, and households in some regions particularly affected by disaster such as Emilia-Romagna, Lombardy, Liguria and Friuli Venezia-Giulia, and to ensure the safety of doctors and nurses, and at the same time increase the response capacity of the hospitals.
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