“With 1.3 million children displaced in this crisis, it is imperative to support schools so parents can get their children back in the classroom.”
Regional Director for West and Central Africa
Education is a key part of UNICEF's response in the Lake Chad crisis. Beyond setting up schools for families who've fled violence, we're also working with communities and teachers to reduce risks and support safer learning environments.
The European Union is our partner in this work. Click here to learn more about Education in Emergencies.
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