"Nothing will signal hope more clearly than rebuilding and reopening schools. Being in a learning environment gives children something positive to focus on, and enables the adults around them to go about the business of rebuilding with greater confidence."
The fourth priority is helping children cope with their trauma by getting them back in school as quickly as possible and training adults who interact with children - such as teachers and health workers - to spot the signs of severe trauma.
Emergencies… Emergencies include natural disasters such as floods and earthquakes, and human-made crises such as civil strife and war, the latter also called “complex emergencies”. Persistent poverty, the increasing number of children living on streets, and the HIV/AIDS pandemic are silent, chronic emergencies. All emergency situations have an adverse impact on education.