Posted on 25 June 2008.
A girl cries during a commemorative gathering for students who were killed when their school collapsed during the earthquake in Sichuan Province, China.
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NEW YORK, USA, 25 June 2008 – With an estimated 10,000 child fatalities from school collapses in the Sichuan earthquake in China, safe school construction has become a central issue for parents, governments and the international development community.
Posted on 27 June 2008.
© UNICEF/HQ08-0467/HoltzUNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow greets students at Betoko Primary School in the conflict-affected northern town of Paoua, near the CAR-Chad border.
KAGA BANDORO-KABO, Central African Republic, 27 June 2008 – On a recent visit to the northern regions of CAR, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador witnessed first-hand how schools have begun to reopen, improving the lives of children affected by conflict here.
Posted on 05 June 2008.
This storage room turned playground at Yangon Kayin Baptist Women’s Association is one of the many child-friendly spaces now operating in Myanmar with UNICEF support.
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By Nattha Keenapan
YANGON, Myanmar, 5 June 2008 – At the offices of the Yangon Kayin Baptist Women’s Association, a room once used for storing office equipment and documents is now filled with laughing and playing children, all of whom were displaced by the devastation of Cyclone Nargis.
Posted on 03 June 2008.
© UNICEF/NYHQ2008-0562/NaingBoys at State Primary School No.11 in Hlaing Thar Township, Yapon, read an illustrated book on life skills
By Angela B. Thaung
YANGON, Myanmar, 3 June 2008 – A new school year has begun as children head back to classes, just one month after Cyclone Nargis damaged or destroyed more than 4,000 schools in Myanmar.