Press Release | Strengthening Rapid Education Responses in Emergencies

Publication: 14.Dec.2022

While education is life-saving and life-sustaining for children and young people in humanitarian emergencies, it is often not prioritized at the onset of a new emergency.  

To address this critical gap, a partnership comprising the European Commission’s Directorate General for Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations, the Global Education Cluster (…

Publication: 18.Oct.2022

The Federal government of Somalia declared a state of emergency in November 2021 due to one of the worst droughts in decades following four consecutive failed rain seasons. Education has been tremendously impacted by the crisis, with the Education Cluster estimating more than 2.4M Somali school-aged children affected.…

Publication: 22.Sep.2022

One-third of Pakistan is under water due to the monsoon rains that hit the country, affecting 33 million people. The impacted area is increasing, with 72 districts across Pakistan having already been declared 'calamity hit' by the authorities, according to the Pakistan 2022 Floods Response Plan.

Publication: 26.Apr.2022

We are delighted to announce the launch of the 2022-2025 Global Education Cluster Strategy, available in English, French and Spanish.

Worsening and protracted conflicts and escalating climate crisis has led to record levels of displacement and exacerbated complexity of the humanitarian landscape with mixed IDP-refugee contexts and blurred humanitarian-…

Publication: 07.Sep.2021

A child’s right to education does not cease in humanitarian emergencies; rather, continued access to safe, quality, and inclusive education is paramount.

With generous support from the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations, we have teamed up with NORCAP, REACH, Save the Children, Translators without…

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