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Somalia, 1 May 2017: Keeping children in school amidst a severe drought

Due to the severe drought, some 40,000 children have stopped going to school across Somalia, and another 50,000 are at risk of following suit. To keep them in school and learning, UNICEF has provided 190 schools with safe drinking water, set up temporary learning spaces and provided emergency cash grants to most vulnerable families. Tens of thousands of children are able to continue their education as a result.







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