SOS Children’s Villages International and Derby

SOS Children’s Villages International (SOS CVI) is an independent, international non-governmental international organisation with its headquarters in Innsbruck, Austria. It comprises 118 national SOS Children’s Villages national associations currently operating in 136 countries. SOS CVI is providing humanitarian and developmental assistance to children in need who have lost or are at risk of losing parental care.

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As a result of the recent COVID-19 pandemic, SOS CV Italy, who are also hosting the SOS CVI Global Hub on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS), has developed an emergency response programme to help its staff, children and the communities at large dealing with the ongoing stressors associated with life in forced quarantine. As part of its efforts, SOS CVI Italy and the University of Derby Nature Connectedness Research Group have collaborated to help people having free, informed access to evidence-based  interventions that could help improve their connection to nature and psychological wellbeing. 

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