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Syrian refugee children in a Lebanese school classroom | by DFID - UK Department for International Development
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Syrian refugee children in a Lebanese school classroom

The UK is supporting efforts to get Syrian refugee children back into school, both inside Syria, and in neighbouring countries such as Lebanon and Jordan - to help prevent a lost generation.

 

The conflict in Syria has displaced millions of people inside the country, and over 3 million Syrians have become refugees - more than half of whom are children.

 

UK aid is providing text books for Syrian and Lebanese children in Lebanon, building additional classrooms and supporting non-formal education in refugee camps and settlements.

 

The UK has committed over £50 million to the No Lost Generation intiative. To find out more, please see www.flickr.com/photos/dfid/15343506835/in/photolist-pnRu2...

 

Picture: Russell Watkins/Department for International Development

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Taken on November 7, 2013