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Ensuring the Continuation of Education During a National Emergency

Education in Emergencies: Exploring Innovation, Opportunities, and Challenges (September 20, 2018)

Emergencies resulting from war, conflict, and natural disasters often disrupt schooling, which threatens the futures of children in addition to a country’s stability. About a quarter of students who do not attend school live in crises-affected countries, where humanitarian aid is often insufficient to provide long-term educational opportunities.

In this panel discussion, experts representing BRAC USA, UNICEF, Sesame Workshop, and Education Cannot Wait share their innovative approaches to providing education in existing and future crises.

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