UNICEF Executive Director inspects quake-affected schools in Aleppo

Aleppo SANA- During her visit to the city of Aleppo on Thursday, Catherine Mary Russell, Executive Director of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) was briefed on the reality of the damaged schools in the city, as a result of the earthquake.

Russell pointed out that the organization is keen on enabling the students to return to their schools and continue their educational attainment, and to help them overcome the psychological crisis they were exposed to.

In her turn, UNICEF Representative in Syria Angela Kearney explained that this visit in coordination with the Ministry of Education aims to closely see and evaluate the damages that befell schools, and to support with funders to provide the necessary assistance.


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