Support from the Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (DG-ECHO) has been instrumental in reinforcing and expanding the Global Education Clusters’ Capacity Development, Needs Assessment and Cash and Voucher Assistance work, and Rapid Response Mechanisms.
2017-2019 Action: Strengthening Coordination of Education in Emergencies
Through their Enhanced Response Capacity, DG ECHO provided support to the Global Education Cluster from 2017-2019 to develop and review key needs assessment and coordination tools and provide the necessary support for implementation and sustainability.
ECHO support as well as contributions from key partners such as NORCAP and REACH enabled the Global Education Cluster to:
2019-2021 Action: Strengthening Rapid Education Responses in Emergencies
In 2019, DG ECHO announced new support to the Global Education Cluster through their Enhanced Response Capacity to strengthen rapid education responses in emergencies. Specifically, the Global Education Cluster will work with partners such as UNICEF, Save the Children, UNESCO, Norwegian Refugee Council, and REACH to improve access to safe and quality education for children and young people in early phases of emergencies.
Generously funded by DG ECHO.