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Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children Programming Guidance

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This document offers practical guidance for programs aimed at addressing the needs of children made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS. It provides key definitions, guiding principles, and important considerations for programming decisions. The guidance clarifies Emergency Plan priorities and the activities that it will fund related to OVCs. It builds on the principles outlined in the U.S. Five-Year Global HIV/AIDS Strategy , and extends the vision and guidance of the President's Emergency Plan. With new experiences over time, the OVC Guidance will evolve and incorporate new practices and lessons learned.

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Publisher: U.S. Department of State
Language: English
Format: Web site
Region: Global
Audiences: Policymakers, Program Managers
Topic Area: Orphans & Affected Families
Resource Type: Program Best Practices