25 schools sustained extensive damage: Akbar
January 5, 2021 5:51 am
The damages at Lekutu Secondary School after TC Yasa
25 schools in TC Yasa affected areas have been extensively damaged.
Education Minister, Rosy Akbar says this is based on the initial damage report.
Akbar says the Ministry is currently focused on rebuilding schools.
She says they are working with UNICEF to ensure children in affected zones are ready for term one of the academic year.
Akbar says UNICEF will provide support through the provision of educational supplies including school bags and stationary, temporary learning classrooms, water tanks, sanitation facilities, and training for teachers on psycho-social support.
She adds the Ministry will also work closely with UNICEF to coordinate the distribution of materials to affected schools.