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Over 800m children lack handwashing facilities at school, says UN

Ghana

Nearly 820 million children worldwide lack basic handwashing facilities at school, increasing the risk of coronavirus contagion, United Nations agencies said on Thursday, August 13, 2020. Toilet facility provided under the Ghana Water and Sanitation Project (GAMA) at the Madina Cluster of Schools in the La Nkwantanang Madina Municipal Area Two in five schools do not provide children with soap ...

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Over 1bn school children worldwide affected by COVID-19, says Guterres

António Guterres

The coronavirus pandemic has prompted the largest educational disruption in history that has affected more than 1 billion school students worldwide, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. UN Secretary-General, António Guterres. Photo credit: UN /Mark Garten “The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the largest disruption of education ever. “In mid-July, schools were closed in more ...

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