Hear it from the Children

Why education in emergencies is critical

May 2014

A study on the role of education for conflict-affected communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Ethiopia


Millions of children are affected by conflict every year.

Nearly 50 million primary and lower secondary age children who live in conflict-affected countries are not in school.

Save the Children and the Norwegian Refugee Council undertook this study to capture the views of internally displaced persons and refugees on their priorities in and after an emergency.

Hear it from the Children reflects the voices of more than 250 children, parents, teachers and community representatives in two locations served by education projects supported by the EU Children of Peace Initiative: Masisi in North Kivu in DRC and Dollo Ado in Ethiopia.

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