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Young People Taking Action in Response to IDOs

Learners explore examples of young people’s engagement and participation during COVID-19 by hearing the voices of young people who are taking action.

Despite the multiple impacts of COVID-19 on young people’s lives, many young people have rapidly mobilized to respond to the crisis. Young people around the world are working together and taking action to protect themselves and their households from the disease, to support their communities and to prevent the spread of the outbreak. Young people know what is most needed in their community and have the ability to adapt, connect and respond quickly.

Watch the video produced by AVSI. In this video young people from Somalia, living in Dadaab Refugee Camp, Kenya, talk about how Scouts in the Refugee Camp are taking action against COVID-19.

Would you like to know more? You can explore how young people in Africa created responses to COVID-19 in the accounts of Oliver, in Uganda, and Catherine, in Kenya.

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