Children’s lives and opportunities are shaped by their education however responses to humanitarian emergencies do not prioritize children’s right to learn. Last year, less than 2% of humanitarian aid went toward education. This leaves a funding need of at least $8 billion dollars per year to provide quality emergency education services.

On February 4, 2016, world leaders will convene in London and make funding pledges to support the 13.5 million Syrians affected by conflict, including specific pledges for education.

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