Iraq

Iraq Education Cluster Mosul Humanitarian Response Sitrep No 19: 12 February 2017

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Key figures

  • 53,522 school age children are among the recently displaced people by the Mosul offensive since 17th of October. Given the current returns to the recently retaken areas, the displaced numbers are reducing as per the DTM.

  • 26,709 children (49.7% females) are accessing non-formal education in the 25 Temporary Learning Spaces established in the camps, with a significant number more to be established over the coming weeks.

  • 3,915 (50.4% girls) children are accessing formal education in the 12 formal school spaces established in the camps in Hasamsham U3 and Hasamsham M2.

Humanitarian needs

  • Urgent clearance of explosive hazards needs to be undertaken in newly accessible areas where schools are being reopened by Ninewa Directorate of Education (DoE).

  • Shortage of teachers in the camps is limiting the opening of the completed formal learning temporary learning centres.

  • Minor repairs and rehabilitations of schools in Eastern Mosul is needed to ensure that schools are safe for re-opening (including windows, doors, clean-up of glass and rubble, servicing of school water supply, fuel for heaters, etc.).

  • Among people recently displaced by the Mosul emergency, 53,522 are school age children (35% of the population coming from eastern Mosul city). Of these, 26,813 are currently not accessing any form of education

  • In the past week, 2,910 (1,239 boys and 1,671 girls) displaced children newly received support for non-formal education programs in Khazer M1, Hassansham M2, Daquq, Haji Ali, Qayyarah Airstrip, Jeddah and Tikrit.

  • Cumulatively, 26,709 displaced children (13,423 boys and 13,286 girls) are participating in education programs in Temporary Learning Spaces (TLSs) in Khazer, HassanSham, Jad’ah,
    Zelikan, Haji Ali, and Qaymawa camps, in rehabilitated classrooms in Tikrit and Alam towns and in the Qadisiyya neighborhood of eastern Mosul city.

  • Following the agreement to start up formal education in the camp settings, 3,915 children (55% girls) have so far been enrolled in Hassansham U3 and Hassansham M2. Efforts are underway to start enrollments in the other completed learning spaces in Khazer, and Qaymawa.

  • 1,670 children (56.5% girls) were provided with student kits in Hassansham U3 and Khazer M1.
    These kits were provided to sustain and improve the quality of learning.

  • 36 (including 16 females) NGO participants were trained on Education and Child Protection in Emergency in Dahuk. The training was aimed at addressing of cross cutting issues and promoting integrated EiE and CP programming