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Earth Institute Research Projects

Tools and Information for the Lives of Children on the Move

Lead PI: Jeffrey Schlegelmilch

Unit Affiliation: National Center for Disaster Preparedness (NCDP)

May 2018 - July 2019
Inactive
North America ; United States
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: The Tifl-Com mobile application will serve as a resource center to help families understand and manage grief, post-traumatic stress disorder, and toxic stress in Syrian refugee children. Tifl-Com can be available to its users regardless of where they are in the world, as long as they have access to the internet or cellular service.

OUTCOMES: • Research on user requirements, technical and content
• Prototype of Tifl-Com application
• Establishment of a project board
• Preliminary findings on use and lessons for further development

SPONSOR:

Islamic Relief USA

ORIGINATING SPONSOR:

Islamic Relief USA

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$250,000

KEYWORDS

conflict disasters mobile technology children refugees

THEMES

Restless earth