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Used terminology

The following terms are used in the country chapters:
- Human Development Index 2008: This United Nations index is a ranking of countries based on levels of development (a composite measure of income, education and life expectancy).
- Life Skills courses: ‘Life skills’ are general abilities such as cooperation, listening, leadership and conflict resolution.
- Planned vs. Actual: This figure shows the percentage of the planned number of children, young people and adults that were actually reached (actively involved).
- Others reached, meaning
  1. Training: participants are guided by, for example, teachers, local aid workers and volunteers  trained by War Child.
  2. Information activities and events: children, young people and adults who have participated in an event, but were not actively involved in its organisation.
- Expatriates/expats: country representatives and local managers
- National staff: managers, relief workers and financial administrators