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Evacuation of Children during War

March 2, 2022

CNN and MSNBC have done a commendable job reporting on Ukrainian civilians leaving Ukraine with children. CNN’s Clarissa Ward especially does excellent interviews. Once safely evacuated, however, what will these children endure since it is doubtful their mothers will return home to a country devastated by bombs and missile attacks.

The British in World War II faced a similar problem and dealt with it by sending children to live in rural England. “Operation Pied Piper” has been studied and yields insights that may assist the care of Ukrainian children today.

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