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Ukraine war: How Russia's war is changing childhood in Ukraine

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BBC
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Russia's war has transformed everything in Kharkiv, including childhood. Missiles are fired on Ukraine's second city from across the Russian border which is so close by that there are only seconds to stop them. If they're aimed at Kharkiv there's every chance they'll hit - and little chance of reaching shelter. School and kindergarten buildings have been closed for almost two years for safety,

Sudan war ‘a living nightmare for children’: UNICEF Representative

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UN News
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“Sudan is experiencing a humanitarian catastrophe of epic proportions. It's a living nightmare for children,” Mandeep O’Brien said this week in an interview with UN News.  Nearly 10 months have passed since clashes erupted between the Sudanese Army and a rival group known as the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), leaving14 million children in desperate need of lifesaving assistance. Ms.

Why these 10 humanitarian crises demand your attention now

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The New Humanitarian
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As the conflicts in Gaza and Ukraine continue to dominate headlines going into 2024, it’s important to remember the many other crises that are too easily forgotten by the media and neglected by aid donors – often just because of their complexity or their relative lack of geopolitical importance. Needs in the “uninhabitable” Gaza Strip are indescribably high, as Israel’s operations to destroy Hama

Sudanese Volunteers Offer Free Education to War-Displaced Children

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Africa News
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In Sudan, volunteers have established educational tents to provide free schooling for children displaced by the armed conflict which has been raging in this East African country. Students from Red Sea University launched an initiative to offer lessons, persisting despite a fundamental lack of resources. "From the beginning, we teach kids drawing, and then they learn reading, Arabic and basic kno

“The River Is Gone” Communities in the Amazon struggle through worst drought in recent history

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Rainforest Foundation US
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In Brazil, the state government of Amazonas has declared an emergency as authorities brace for what is already the worst drought in the state’s history, and is expected to affect the distribution of water and food to 500,000 people by the end of October. Some 20,000 children may lose access to schools. The Amazon faces one of its most relentless droughts in recorded history.

Sister Zeph from Pakistan wins the 2023 Global Teacher Prize

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Teacher Magazine
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Sister Zeph has been named winner of the 2023 Global Teacher Prize at an awards ceremony at UNESCO’s General Conference in Paris. The teacher from Pakistan is the eighth educator to take home the US $1 million prize, joining previous winners: Keisha Thorpe from the United States, Ranjitsinh Disale from India, Peter Tabichi from Kenya, Andria Zafirakou from the United Kingdom, Maggie MacDonnell fr

Education Cannot Wait Announces New US$1 Million Investment to the Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies

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Education Cannot Wait
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Around the world today, 224 million crisis-affected girls and boys impacted by armed conflicts, climate-induced disasters and forced displacement urgently need quality education. To accelerate the impact of Education Cannot Wait’s (ECW) investments in over 40 crisis-affected countries, ECW announced today a US$1 million grant to the Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE).