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/echo/file/emergencylessons-school-emojis_en#EmergencyLessons: School in Emojis

#EmergencyLessons: School in Emojis
06/12/2016
The 2015 earthquake in Nepal killed 9000 people. The lives of thousands of children were shaken apart in a matter of seconds. #EmergencyLessons series has shown us that school can be a life-saver for children in situation of emergencies. For...

/echo/file/vietnam-inclusive-approach-better-disaster-preparedness_enVietnam: An inclusive approach to better disaster preparedness

Vietnam: An inclusive approach to better disaster preparedness
02/12/2016
With a coastline of stretching more than 3 200 kilometres, Vietnam is exposed to a wide variety of natural disasters, including typhoons, floods and landslides. When a natural disaster strikes, the most vulnerable - the elderly, children and people...

/echo/file/emergencylessons-bo-tjan-nachbar-goes-back-school-meet-children-guinea_en#EmergencyLessons: Boštjan Nachbar goes back to school to meet children in Guinea

#EmergencyLessons: Boštjan Nachbar goes back to school to meet children in Guinea
02/12/2016
Boštjan Nachbar is a Slovenian basketball player and an Ambassadors for #EmergencyLessons, a campaign seeking to increase awareness, understanding and support about the importance of education for children affected by crises. For girls and boys in...

/echo/file/emergencylessons-slova-jaro-bekr-visits-eu-unicef-school-projects-ukraine_en#EmergencyLessons: Slova Jaro Bekr visits EU-UNICEF school projects in Ukraine

#EmergencyLessons: Slova Jaro Bekr visits EU-UNICEF school projects in Ukraine
29/11/2016
Jaro Bekr is a professional dancer from Slovakia who is actively supporting the #EmergencyLessons campaign, an awareness-raising initiative on the importance of education for children in situations of emergency. In a recent trip to Ukraine, he had...

/echo/file/supporting-refugee-families-mainland-greece_enSupporting refugee families in mainland Greece

Supporting refugee families in mainland Greece
25/11/2016
With the generous contribution of €25 million from EU Humanitarian Aid, UNHCR is supporting the Greek authorities in assisting refugees and migrants in mainland Greece. In Nea Kavala, northern Greece, UNHCR focuses on families and children through a...

/echo/file/emergencylessons-youth-ambassador-jovana-visits-syrian-children-attending-school-jordan_en#EmergencyLessons: Youth Ambassador Jovana visits Syrian children attending school in Jordan

#EmergencyLessons: Youth Ambassador Jovana visits Syrian children attending school in Jordan
24/11/2016
Jovana Kuzman is a 19-year-old Italian girl who is lending her support to the campaign on education in emergencies #EmergencyLessons run by the EU and UNICEF. Some weeks ago, she had the chance to meet 16-year-old Syrian refugee Malak at what she...

/echo/file/burundi-refugees-tanzania-child-protection_enBurundi refugees in Tanzania: Child protection

Burundi refugees in Tanzania: Child protection
18/11/2016
Ines is one of 280 000 refugees that have fled Burundi and one of 11 million refugee children worldwide. All on her own, Ines followed other people going to Tanzania. Since the pre-election dispute and ensuing violence in April 2015, people have...

/echo/file/emergencylessons-my-favourite-teacher_en#EmergencyLessons: My favourite teacher

#EmergencyLessons: My favourite teacher
14/11/2016
Teachers play an important role in supporting and encouraging children in emergencies. Thanks to the assistance provided by the EU and UNICEF, they can learn techniques to help children cope with crises. For Eva who was affected by the conflict in...

/echo/file/where-would-you-go-seek-solace_enWhere would you go to seek solace?

Where would you go to seek solace?
10/11/2016
Childhood is supposed to be a time of happiness, exploration and laughter. Not so for Mohammad's children who, after six years of civil war in Syria, followed their father on the dangerous journey to Europe. Now he draws pictures; landscapes...

/echo/file/emergencylessons-actor-ferdia-walsh-peelo-travels-nepal_en#EmergencyLessons: Actor Ferdia Walsh-Peelo travels to Nepal

#EmergencyLessons: Actor Ferdia Walsh-Peelo travels to Nepal
07/11/2016
Ferdia Walsh-Peelo is an Irish actor and Ireland's Youth Ambassador for the #EmergencyLessons campaign on the importance of education in emergencies. He recently travelled to Nepal to see how students are recovering from the devastating...

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