Ebola Emergency: Restoring Education, Creating Safe Schools and Prevent a Long-Term Crisis

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GBC-EDUCATION
Published Date: 
2014
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The impact of Ebola stretches far beyond those who have contracted the disease. Nearly 5 million children are out of school due to Ebola-related school closures in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone – many indefinitely. As in many emergencies, education has been one of the first casualties of the Ebola emergency.

In response, The Global Business Coalition for Education, in partnership with A World at School, released, Ebola Emergency: Restoring Education, Creating Safe Schools and Preventing Long-term Crisis, a report that offers an overview of the consequences of school shutdowns and recommendations for immediate action.

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