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Children's psychological distress and needs in Northern Uganda's conflict zone: an assessment of stakeholder's conflicting engagements

Akello, G.; Richters, A.; Reis, R.; Rwabukwali, C.B.; Alvarez, E.M.; Escobar, A.J.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Publisher: Nova Science Publishers
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
During the prolonged armed conflict in Northern Uganda, the state through its Uganda People's Defence Force (UPDF) and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) were based in the conflict zone to protect and promote psychosocial well-being of the civilians. Nevertheless people in this region continued to be exposed to dangers of wartime and psychosocial suffering. This chapter seeks to assess the conflicting roles played by the state and NGOs, also called humanitarian agencies in the prevention and alleviation of psychological distress. While we address this issue, children's perspectives about suffering, distressm survival and lack of appropriate care will constitu...
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