There's a global gap in education funding which threatens the goal of all children getting a quality primary and secondary education. Developing countries do not have enough resources. Aid from international donors is dropping and is not targeted to where it will have most impact.
The Education Cannot Wait fund is the first global fund to give vital support to children who are affected by humanitarian emergencies including conflicts, natural disasters and other crises. All children have the right to receive an education, including those in emergencies.
Refugees and internally displaced children often do not have access to education or schools. This page defines the difference between refugees and internally displaced people, and describes several ways they may be supported.
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.
Information about the scale of the education in emergencies funding crisis and what needs to be done to address this.
April 27, 2020 &emdash; The refugee crisis in the Greek Aegean islands has reached an untenable situation which requires urgent action by the Greek authorities and the international community. This report shows a way forward.