Around 1.4 million children currently have no access to education, with around 50,000 teachers are affected due to unpaid salaries and insecurity.
The sub-national Cluster has been re-activated and has resumed its weekly meeting. The Cluster plans to conduct school assessments in Mekelle and mobilize communities for school re-opening.
The Regional Education Bureau (REB) is reportedly facing resource constraints to re-open schools. Many schools across the Region are also currently occupied by IDPs as temporary shelters, as well as by various security forces.