By Alex Whiting LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – At least 80 million children living in areas affected by war or natural disaster had their education disrupted last year, leaving them prey to child labor, trafficking and extremism, experts said on Thursday. Many humanitarian aid appeals for 2015 ignored education, and aid appeals for education were only one-third funded. “The new analysis …(confirms) 2015 was a disastrous year for children who had their education disrupted by wars and natural disasters,” said Susan Nicolai, head of development progress at the London-based think tank Overseas Development Institute.
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War, disasters disrupt education of 80 million, more aid needed: experts