PROGRESS education sector NIMBA BAHN camp 485 refugee children (253 M- 232 F) reached with primary school and EC education services IN (15+1) DHC 5355 Children (1736 Refs) reached with primary school Early Childhood Education services, and recreational activities Ongoing needs assessment and planning for border communities GRANDGEDEH 7686 Children (3836 Ref) reached with primary school Early Childhood Education services and recreation activities MARYLAND Rapid need assessment completed. Interventions being planned to target 9800 refugee children.
CHALLENGES education sector Only 2,221 refugee children reached in NIMBA! Road accessibility in Nimba (Beatuo-Old Yourpea) Quality of some of the supplies (balls) Student drop-out in Nimba Lack on systematic data concerning the situation of Ivorian (and other) children living in border areas Need to accelerate implementation and ensure quality School Feeding Program does not target refugees Unknown number of refugee children at the border do not access schools or safe spaces 60% refugees in Maryland are in host communities (ongoing relocation)
WAY FORWARD education sector Formal and Non-formal education at Border in Nimba (existing school buildings, refugee communities) UNICEF TV Crew (16-22 MAY) filming UNICEF supported EIE services (NIMBA/GG) EIE training in NIMBA (25 May) CONSOLIDATED JOINT EDUCATION NEEDS ASSESSMENT IN EASTERN LIBERIA (NIMBA, GG, MARYLAND, RIVERGEE) IN JUNE by MOE-SECTOR PARTNERS NON FORMAL EDUCATION TASK FORCE – MAPPING/HARMONIZATION (work in progress) Sensitization Day on The protective role of Education in Emergencies MOE/Edu-Cp sectors 8 June, Monrovia