Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Technical Working Group YEMEN- July 2018 TERMS OF REFERENCE

Within the context of the current humanitarian needs in Yemen the Protection and Health clusters have agreed to set up a mental health and psychosocial support technical working group, that brings together the already established PSS working group under the leadership of the child protection working group and the Mental Health task force led by MOH and the health cluster. The overall purpose of the Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Technical Working Group is to bring together stakeholders working on MHPSS and enhance the response and access to MHPSS services for displaced communities in Yemen. The working group will achieve this goal by providing timely and efficient leadership for members and promoting good practice, joint advocacy and building capacity for members. The working group adheres to the general framework of the global Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) on MHPSS. All agencies and organizations working in MHPSS are therefore invited and strongly encouraged to participate. The MHPSS technical working group will operate under the coordination framework of the Protection and Health clusters under the leadership of UNHCR and WHO respectively

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