Community based volunteers as partners for agencies working with formerly abducted children and youth: experiences from northern Uganda

Lorschiedter, A. (2007). Community based volunteers as partners for agencies working with formerly abducted children and youth: experiences from northern Uganda. Intervention, 5(3), 244-249.

The 20 year conflict in northern Uganda between the Lord\'s Resistance Army (LRA) and the Government of Uganda has resulted in a severe humanitarian crisis. Agencies working in the sector of psychosocial support over the years have developed a concept to work closely with community members who are made responsible for many of the community based activities. This article describes the experiences of these community volunteer counsellors (CVCs).

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