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Education in emergencies

01/02/2019 - Photo story
Many children in Syria have only known a life of war and conflict.
29/01/2019 - Photo story
At least 180 000 children are thought to be working across Lebanon, many of them are Syrians. With more than half of Syrian refugees living in extreme poverty, some parents feel they have no choice but to send their children to work in order to put...
24/01/2019 - News
On 6 December 2018, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 24 January as International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of education for peace and development.
Uganda education
23/01/2019 - Photo story
Zoka Central Primary School in Uganda’s West Nile region had closed down, but after a massive influx of South Sudanese refugees the school re-opened.
A child refugee in Turkey. Of today’s record humanitarian budget announcement, 10% is dedicated to education in emergencies. © WFP/Deniz Akkus
16/01/2019 - News
As an increasing number of people face humanitarian crises worldwide, the EU has adopted its biggest ever initial annual humanitarian budget of €1.6 billion for 2019.

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Giving Syrian refugee children a chance to realise their dreams
14/12/2018 - Video
Aya is 16 years old. Having escaped the sound of bombs and gunfire in Syria, she has been in Turkey for almost six years. Aya was determined to finish her studies so took Turkish language classes. She hopes to become a doctor one day so that she can...
13/12/2018 - News
The European Union has allocated an additional €4 million to continue delivering much needed humanitarian assistance in eastern Ukraine at the onset of winter.
29/11/2018 - News
The European Commission has committed an additional € 500 000 to continue assisting the most vulnerable refugees and migrants in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
20/11/2018 - News
To mark the occasion of Universal Children's Day that takes place on 20 November every year, the European Commission issued a statement reaffirming its commitment to the protection and education of children worldwide.
06/11/2018 - News
The European Commission has pledged €90 million in humanitarian aid for civilians in Yemen, as the conflict-torn country plunges into the world’s worst hunger crisis.