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In a month it has schools and kindergartens throughout the country have been closed because of smitteverntiltak.
As a result of koronatiltakene have the police’s online services have been more active than in the past.
Also As for children and young people, where children themselves can call or chat, has expanded their services after the schools closed. Now has the hour alarmtelefon and a new im service.
– We’ve had a marked increase of enquiries from the middle of march and until now. We also see that the topics that come in are related to korona. Family goes closely into each other, the conflict increases and the rus is like a theme, ” says head of department Margrethe Østerhus.
INCREASED DEMAND: Department manager for As for the children and young people, Margrethe Østerhus, can tell you about greater activity as a result of koronasituasjonen.
She explains that those in the march had an average of 19 calls per day, while in april the average is 39. That is an increase of over 100 per cent.
We were created in order that all children and young people should have a number they can call if they experience violence in the home is abused or whether they experience other acute and difficult situations.
Child welfare troubles
the Police was an early adopter, and warned that people would exploit koronaepidemien for their own gain. But changed behavior and more hjemmesitting has probably also led to the fact that crime has moved.
Now is the child welfare worry that the number of raising your concerns have gone down. It comes forward in the fylkesmennenes reporting on the consequences of koronatiltakene for kindergarten and school.
Smittevernstiltakene has so far not taken into account children and young people’s needs and the consequences of abandonment is huge, ” says director Mari Trommald in the Directorate.
IN BERGEN, norway: Police in the West police district, Kaare Songstad provides the ministry of justice and beredskapsminister Monica Mæland a briefing on kriminalitetsbildet at easter.
Photo: Marit Hommedal
At Saturday’s press conference with the ministry of justice and beredskapsminister Monica Mæland (H) was the child’s vulnerability during koronapandemien one of the themes. She explained some of the most difficult to close down kindergartens, schools, and other organized activities is that it often is on these arenas the children who have pain are intercepted.
For many children are the teachers the safest person they have. This is why we are attentive, and the child welfare authorities are on the job 24 hours a day throughout the week. We get the fewer reviews, and there are no good characters here, ” says the ministry of justice and beredskapsminister Monica Mæland.
– It is one of the things we have been most worried about and what we have worked most with in these weeks, says commissioner of police of the Western police district, Kaare Songstad.
Many inquiries on the night
Just in april, We received over 400 enquiries on the telephone. In addition, there have been around 433 calls in the chat since it was created on Tuesday this week.
She tells us that chattetjenesten has been in high demand and that many who use it want to be anonymous. Østerhus has also found that a large proportion of the children who contact them, write or call on the night.
– There can be many reasons to it, but it’s like when people are alone for themselves and there is no one who neither hear or see them.
– Not enough to open schools
Earlier this week, it became known that the schools and nursery schools will gradually reopen in time to come. Child care centers can be open 20. april, while the youngest children in elementary school can begin a week later.
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CONCERNED: the Director of the Directorate, Mari Trommald, believe smittevernstiltakene has not taken into account children and young people’s needs.
Photo: Tine Poppe
Trommald was in ekspertutvalget which recommended that nurseries, schools and other services had to open again after easter.
– Many people have expressed concern over vulnerable children and young people while kindergartens and schools have been closed. But to open them again is not enough, if not the other services follow up, emphasizing the Directorate-the director.
She tells us that much of the personnel in school health services, at health centers for young people and BUP is the serve to work with information within the plot or engage in tracing the infection. Other parts of the services shall have been instructed that children are not to arrive at the office.
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