Crisis Education and Children with Disabilities


What is the situation of children with disabilities in conflict and humanitarian crisis settings?

Millions of children around the world have their education disrupted due to conflict and natural disasters. Although all children in crisis situations are at risk of learning loss, children with disabilities are uniquely vulnerable to being permanently denied an education when their support systems are affected. Children with disabilities include those with physical, sensory, developmental, and cognitive conditions. In addition, conflicts and natural disasters may cause some children to acquire a disability due to physical injury, trauma, malnutrition, or preventable conditions, such as polio or tuberculosis. Read the Brief from Inclusive Development Partners to learn more about Learn about the situation of children with disabilities in conflict and other humanitarian crises, the impact on their learning, and how to improve disability-inclusive education in these settings

Key Area
conflict-affected countries

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