THE CHALLENGE

75 million school-aged children and youth are in desperate need of educational support, either in danger of, or already missing out on their education. Communities highlight the importance of education during times of crises, yet education appeals receive less than 2% of humanitarian funding. The right to education is most at risk during emergencies but it is also the exact time when it is needed the most.

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OUR RESPONSE

Education Cannot Wait is a new global fund to transform the delivery of education in emergencies - one that joins up governments, humanitarian actors and development efforts to deliver a more collaborative and rapid response to the educational needs of children and youth affected by crises. The fund aims to reach all crisis-affected children and youth with safe, free and quality education by 2030.

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1in 4 of the world's school-aged children livein countries affected by crisis
Education recieves less than 2% of humanitarian aid
75m  children are in need of educational support
Muzoon: ‘Education Cannot Wait for the Children of Chad’ 19-year-old Syrian activist Muzoon warns of impact that conflict is having on education during trip to Chad
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Migration & Education- 2019 GEM Report The 2019 GEM Report will look at the issue of migration and education, as approved by the GEM Report International Advisory Board in June 2016.

Migration and education are multifaceted processes involving individuals, schools, communities, regions and countries. They invoke ...

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#EDUCATIONCANNOTWAIT

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RT @UNICEFEducation: 68% of girls in #Iraq of primary & lower-secondary school age are missing out on school. #EducationCannotWait v/@UNICE…

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