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Education helps communities in the Philippines better predict, prevent, and prepare for disasters

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Internally displaced school children listening to their teacher during the mathematics class inside temporary classroom provided by UNICEF in Markets side Camp for the displaced people in Talayan, Maguindanao.

By Taleen Vartan

NEW YORK, 25 August 2011 – Since 2006, UNICEF has teamed up with the Government of the Netherlands, the European Commission and other partners to scale up work in education in emergencies and post-crisis transition (EEPCT) countries through the Back on Track programme. This initiative supports countries in emergency and post-crisis transition contexts to establish sustainable progress towards achieving quality basic education for all.

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