The situation in eastern Ukraine remains volatile. Despite ongoing peace efforts, daily clashes and rapid escalation of hostilities prevail, as conflict continues to claim lives and generate humanitarian needs. Shelling of critical infrastructure, such as hospitals, schools, water and energy supply systems and houses is reported almost daily.
79,618 refugee children are aged 3-17 years as of July, 2017. Of these, 57,601 are school aged (6-17 years). Currently, 30,004 are so far enrolled in formal education and 14,669 in nonformal education.