4 December 2006 - A new school means new hope in tsunami-stricken Hambantota, Sri Lanka

Tape#: JN 6728 – Tsunami two year – Sri Lanka new school
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Children play outside one of the new schools UNICEF has built in Sri Lanka.

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Production date: 31 October 2006

Duration: 2:08

Keywords: UNICEF, children, tsunami, education, Sri Lanka, school

Main shooting locations: Hambantota, Sri Lanka

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Two-year tsunami anniversary: UNICEF’s policy of ‘building back better’ in areas devastated by the tsunami is providing quality educational opportunities to children in Sri Lanka.

To mark the anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami that devastated eight countries, UNICEF will release a two-year progress report, 'Much Done, More to Do’, on 8 December 2006.


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