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18 Oct 2018 description
In a country where only 30 per cent of school-aged children attend classes, the Somalia Humanitarian Fund is helping train teachers and increase enrollment rates in southwestern Somalia.
17 Oct 2018 description
report Theirworld
Refugees in Chad are being trained as teachers to provide home learning to thousands of young children living in camps, they adapt the curriculum to their culture and context.
16 Oct 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
220 temporary UNICEF classroom tents plus 200 school-in-a-box kits are arriving in Sulawesi to help restore a sense of normalcy as schools become therapeutic spaces for children.
12 Oct 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
One month after the beginning of the school year, 80 per cent of children have returned to school in Beni and Mabalako, the two epicentres of the current Ebola outbreak in DR Congo.
12 Oct 2018 description
Four international aid agencies have warned of dire consequences for millions of civilians if the Russia-Turkey deal doesn’t result in a sustained reduction of violence.
11 Oct 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
The UN children's agency will use the funds to help 1.4 million people access services for WASH, child protection, education, health, and infant nutrition.
11 Oct 2018 description
report Save the Children
Save the Children, operating through its local partner, is establishing temporary learning centers in affected areas to provide children with basic learning as well as a sense of routine and normality.
10 Oct 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
En 2017 el 77 por ciento de los niños, niñas y adolescentes en Honduras vivían en hogares clasificados como pobres. Este dato muestra la alta vulnerabilidad de la niñez en el país, señala un informe de UNICEF.
05 Oct 2018 description
report Save the Children
Save the Children report sheds light on why the education of refugee children matters, as well as the challenges teachers face in supporting their ability to recover, learn and thrive.
05 Oct 2018 description
Mistrust, fear of neighbours and a sense of insecurity are prevalent. Communities often live in isolation, lowering prospects for understanding and inter-communal cohesion.
05 Oct 2018 description
The Response Plan will cover an initial period of three months. After a month, the plan will be reviewed and revised in light of new assessments and prioritisation of needs.
03 Oct 2018 description
Una encuesta de la OIM y UNICEF revela que muchos de los niños y niñas venezolanos en Brasil encuentran dificultades para asistir a la escuela, alimentarse y tener acceso regular a agua.
01 Oct 2018 description
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Immediate needs include evacuation and management of injured, medical and health services, water and sanitation, food and non-food items and emergency shelter.
01 Oct 2018 description
report Theirworld
New contributions of $122 million have been pledged, helping to keep schools in the West Bank, Gaza, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria open for a few more months.
30 Sep 2018 description
Providing access to emergency supplies for displaced people, and assisting Iraqi children with healthcare, safe access to quality education, psychosocial assistance and legal protection, remain top EU priorities in Iraq.
28 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF recorrió diversos albergues para familias afectadas y entregó paquetes de materiales que incluyen papel, crayolas, colores, y marcadores para organizar actividades con los niños y niñas.
28 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
One in four children live in a country affected by conflict or disaster while 2017 saw a large increase in the number of documented violations against children in these areas.
28 Sep 2018 description
The programme will help qualifying countries overcome a lack of access to credit on the international financial market. Mali will be one of the first countries to sign up.
26 Sep 2018 description
report Theirworld
A pilot programme run by Theirworld supported more than 4,000 students in Lebanon and led to improved attendance and grade averages.
26 Sep 2018 description
report Theirworld
A bold funding plan to get 200 million children into school took a giant leap forward when it was backed at the UN by world leaders, the business community and international donors.