Over 3 million children in Northeast in need of emergency education support

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More than half of schools in the northeast Nigerian state of Borno are closed with millions of children unable to start school this year due to the ongoing threat of Boko Haram, the United Nations children's' agency said on Friday.

He disclosed that 1,400 schools were destroyed; 2,295 teachers killed, while 19 000 teachers were displaced by the insurgency in the region. An estimated 3 million children are in need of emergency education support.

"Also, we are establishing over 350 temporary learning spaces, and distributing nearly 94,000 packs of learning materials that will help children to get education, " she said.

Forsyth who stated that three million children are in need of emergency education support at the start of the new academic year just starting, added nearly 1,400 schools were destroyed in the crisis with the majority still unable to open because of extensive damage or because they are in areas that remain unsafe.

Forsyth said almost one million children have been forced from their homes by the crisis with 450,000 children under the age of five expected to suffer from severe malnutrition this year.

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The Presidential aide said Cameroon should heed the UN's call on all countries to protect refugees fleeing the carnage in the North-East Nigeria and not to return them there.

UNICEF noted that some children in refugee camps receive education for the first time in their lives.

An estimated three million children are now in need of education, with many also victims of sexual assault, forced into marriage, and up to 100 used as human bombs so far this year.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Forsyth is in Borno for a three-day working visit, to appraise the UNICEF humanitarian interventions in the region.

The violence has also spread to neighbouring countries, leading to the closure of more than 2,000 schools in Nigeria, Chad, Niger, and Cameroon, according to a 2015 UNICEF report. "With only three months left in the year, UNICEF has a 40 per cent finding gap in its needs for 2017", the statement added.

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