Lockdowns and school closures are affecting their education, mental health and access to basic health services and raising the risks of exploitation and abuse.
“For children on the move or living through conflicts, the consequences will be unlike any we have ever seen”, she warned. “We must not let them down.”
Ms. Fore vowed that with support from the international community, among other things, we can “shore up preparedness and response plans in countries with weaker healthcare systems” and provide short- and long-term assistance on the health, well-being, development and prospects of children.
Information taken from: https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/03/1060222