Estimated population of UNHCR’s refugee camps in 2013
Access to education
Refugee education is
generally of a very
Teacher-pupil ratios average as high as
UNHCR cannot meet its mandate to provide high quality and protective refugee education.
Refugee camps are usually in remote areas without access to electricity.
"Access to quality education is one of the things that people lose when they flee their homes."
UNHCR's senior protection coordinator in Dadaab about Instant Network Schools open in Somali
"Using the Internet is a dream in a refugee setting such as isolated Dadaab. We are grateful for this e-learning project as it has opened a window to the world for refugee students."
How to provide
high quality education for refugees without electricity and internet access