Algiers, Sept 11, 2017 (SPS) – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF-Algeria) will provide the Sahrawi refugee children with school stationary for the school year 2017-2018, announced Sunday the UNICEF office.
“UNICEF Algeria supports the new school year of the Sahrawi refugee children as part of its humanitarian response to the children living in the camps of the Sahrawi refugees in Tindouf, the office of UNICEF has provided continuous assistance for years to the sector of education and health (for refugees),” said the Fund in a communiqué.
Underlining that for the school year 2017-2018, UNICEF supplies more than 235,000 notebooks, 50,000 pencils and other necessary school stationary items, the same the source added that “these items will meet the needs of all the pupils of different stages.”
A ceremony, in the presence of a delegation of UNICEF, is scheduled for Tuesday in the refugee camp of Smara to launch the beginning of the school year, concluded the source. (SPS)