The on-going drought in the Horn of Africa threatens the new school year
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As the emergency escalates throughout the Horn of Africa, the numbers of those in crisis continue to grow. Currently, 12.4 million people in the region are in need of humanitarian assistance, and this ongoing crisis poses some crucial challenges to the education services. To discuss the beginning of the school year under these extreme circumstances and the importance of education in emergency situations, UNICEF’s new podcast moderator Femi Oke talked to Mr. Jumma Khan, Education Cluster Coordinator for Somalia and Mr. Garisa Omara, a Senior Assistant Director of Education in the Kenyan Ministry of Education.
To listen to the podcast, please visit: http://www.educationandtransition.org/resources/the-on-going-drought-in-the-horn-of-africa-threatens-the-new-school-year/