Often when disaster strikes, children are the first to lose out. Without access to schools, they cannot get access to community, to care, or to education that supports their wellbeing in a time of crisis.

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Education in emergencies

Find out why education is vital to millions of children affected by humanitarian emergencies across the world.

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Safe Spaces: The urgent need for early childhood development in emergencies and disasters

Safe Spaces help babies and young children overcome the physical, emotional and psychological trauma inflicted by emergencies. This report explains the importance of early years support to children's development and how it can help children thrive in adverse circumstances.

39 million girls at risk: are humanitarian responses doing enough? (May 2016)

November 07, 2016 &emdash; Steps are needed to address girls' specific needs during crises. Here is a closer look at the issue and recommendations for action.