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The next four years are crucial – crucial for our planet, as climate change and food insecurity push more children into crisis and out of education; for the international community, as it will become clear whether we have succeeded (or failed) in delivering the 2030 Agenda; and most importantly, for the millions of children and young people at risk of missing out on education due to conflict, violence, disaster, health emergency, food insecurity and displacement.

Read the topics below to see why education in emergencies is a life-saving part of any humanitarian response, and how the provision of education supports and deepens success in achieving multiple humanitarian and development objectives.