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UNHCR reports crisis in refugee education

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, released a report today showing that more than half – 3.7 million – of the 6 million school-age children under its mandate have no school to go to. Some 1.75 million refugee children are not in primary school and 1.95 million refugee...

UNICEF Ecuador Humanitarian Situation

17,300 children (5 to 14 years old) are receiving psychosocial support in 26 locations in the affected zones, including official and spontaneous shelters and communities. Also under “Retorno a la Alegría” 173 coordinators (community leaders) have been trained to work...