Ukraine Crisis Resources

A curated a collection of tools and resources to support the provision of education and mental health and wellbeing of practitioners, teachers, students, caregivers and others. This collection is mostly composed of materials available in languages relevant to the crisis in Ukraine, and more resources will be added as they become available.

For more information on learning during this crisis, visit the Global Education Cluster. For more information on the Ukraine humanitarian crisis, visit Reliefweb and UNHCR.

If you or your organization have relevant tools and resources to be included in this collection, with particular focus on material in Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Moldovan, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Slovakian, and Ukrainian, please contact resources@inee.org.

Manual/Handbook/Guide

The MHPSS Minimum Service Package

Published by
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
World Health Organization (WHO)

The MHPSS Minimum Service Package (MSP) defines a single intersectoral package of minimum MHPSS activities to be delivered in all humanitarian emergencies across Protection, Education and Health.

English
Spanish
Ukrainian
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Key Protection Messages to IDPs and Conflict-Affected Populations

Published by
Child Protection Area of Responsibility (CP AoR)

This document is intended to guide all protection partners, including their hotlines, on the essential information to be disseminated to people affected by the conflict in Ukraine.

English
Ukrainian
Manual/Handbook/Guide

How you can support your child during bombing?

Published by
Child Protection Area of Responsibility (CP AoR)

Tip sheet for distribution by Child Protection coordination teams

English
Ukrainian
Russian
Website

Ukraine Emergency Response Program

Published by
Education Above All (EAA)

The Ukrainian EiE resources are cost-free, open-source, technology-free, low-resource requiring and play-based. The resources are all designed to help Ukrainian learners deal with distress, support integration with their host communities, and ensure learning continuity. They include an Activity Book, Bedtime stories collection, Integration Packages as well as Academic Packages.

English
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Communicating with children about death, and helping children cope with grief

Published by
MHPSS Collaborative
Child Protection Area of Responsibility (CP AoR)

This leaflet is written to help you understand how children of different ages experience loss and grief; how to talk to them about it, and how to help them cope with the death of a loved one during the pandemic.

English
Database

Sesame Street in Communities Resources in Ukrainian

Published by
Sesame Workshop

These workshops include high and low-tech resources, featuring children’s activities, caregiver articles, educational videos, and interactive digital games. Together, these themes, strategies, and resources support children and adults’ emotional wellbeing and lay the foundation for resilience.

English
Ukrainian
Website

Ukrainian Crisis Resource Centre

Published by
Child Help International

We hope that the information in this resource hub is relevant for child helplines and can help to calm the questions your counsellors are receiving from callers.

English
Ukrainian
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Doing What Matters in Times of Stress: An Illustrated Guide

Published by
World Health Organization (WHO)

This book has five sections, each containing a new idea and technique. These are easy to learn and can be used for just a few minutes each day to help you reduce stress

English
Arabic
French
Spanish
Ukrainian
Romanian
Hungarian
Lithuanian
Russian
Website

Child Protection Resources for Ukraine

Published by
Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action

The Alliance is coordinating with partners, including UNHCR and the Child Protection Area of Responsibility to play our part in trying to support this response as necessary and appropriate.

English
Website

Multilingual Open Education Resources Created to Support in Ukrainian Refugee Crisis

Published by
Childhood Education International

The Open Education Resources (OERs) created within our Refugee Educator Academy focus on quality holistic learning for children and youth and were designed by teachers in displacement, migration, and resettlement contexts for teachers working in these challenging spaces. 

English
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Laughter and Play Manual

Published by
Plan International
,
Clowns Without Borders Sweden

Games and creative exercises for adolescents in crisis settings.

Arabic
English
French
Polish
Romanian
Russian
Spanish
Ukrainian
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Psychological First Aid: Guide for Field Workers

Published by
World Health Organization (WHO)
World Vision
,
War Trauma Foundation

This guide covers psychological first aid which involves humane, supportive and practical help to fellow human beings suffering serious crisis events. It is written for people in a position to help others who have experienced an extremely distressing event. It gives a framework for supporting people in ways that respect their dignity, culture and abilities.

English
Arabic
French
Spanish
Ukrainian
Russian
Slovakian
Serbian
Romanian
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings

Published by
Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC)

The Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) issued these Guidelines to enable humanitarian actors to plan, establish and coordinate a set of minimum multi-sectoral responses to protect and improve peoples mental health and psychosocial well-being in the midst of an emergency.

Arabic
English
French
Spanish
Ukrainian
Romanian
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Psychological first aid: facilitator's manual for orienting field workers

Published by
Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC)

This manual is designed to orient helpers to offer psychological first aid (PFA) to people following a serious crisis event. PFA involves humane, supportive and practical assistance for people who are distressed, in ways that respect their dignity, culture and abilities.

English
Ukrainian
Manual/Handbook/Guide

IASC MHPSS RG Assessment Guide

Published by
Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC)

The purpose of this document is to provide agencies -a guide with three tools containing key assessment questions that are of common relevance to all actors involved in Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) independent of the phase of the emergency. This guide aims to be useful for rapid assessments of MHPSS issues in humanitarian emergencies across sectors.

English
Ukrainian
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergencies: What Should Protection Programme Managers Know

Published by
Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC)

This document is for protection programme managers working at national and sub-national level in low and middle income countries. It is both for Protection Cluster coordinators (and coordinators of the five specific areas within the Cluster) and for protection programme managers in government, UN and non-UN international organisations and local NGO protection programmes.

English
Ukrainian
Manual/Handbook/Guide

mhGAP Humanitarian Intervention Guide

Published by
World Health Organization (WHO)

The mhGAP Humanitarian Intervention Guide contains first-line management recommendations for mental, neurological and substance use conditions for non-specialist health-care providers in humanitarian emergencies where access to specialists and treatment options is limited.

English
Ukrainian
Romanian
White Paper

Neuroscience and Learning through Play

Published by
LEGO Foundation

In this white paper, our discussion of the neuroscience and biological literature on learning focuses on five characteristics used to define playful learning experiences, joyful, meaningful, actively engaging, iterative and socially interactive. From a neurobiological perspective, these characteristics can contribute to children’s ability to attend to, interpret, and learn from experiences.

English
Ukrainian
Spanish
Training Material

CPHA Frontliner Getting Started Learning Package

Published by
Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action

This package has been designed to rapidly onboard new team members in the wake of a new emergency or crisis and aims to ensure that frontline workers are introduced to the minimum competencies to work in a safe, effective, accountable, and professional way with children, families, and communities.

English
French
Spanish
Arabic
Ukrainian
Polish