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This 48-page brochure is intended to contribute to emergency preparedness in the field of basic education. It is addressed to field practitioners and specialists (as well as non-specialists) who have to set up schools in crisis situations, especially for refugee children fleeing civil strife and war. The guidebook describes how to provide for the recreational and educational needs of children from the outbreak of the crisis until regular basic education can be provided. It also attempts to ensure that at least minimum teaching standards are met. It has been produced by the IBE in collaboration with the UNESCO Institute for Education, UNICEF and UNHCR. A limited number of copies are available free of charge from the Publications Unit, IBE, P.O. Box 199, 1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland.


The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of UNESCO: IBE concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. The International Bureau of Education (IBE) publishes its quarterly newsletter Educational INNOVATION and information free of charge in English, French and Spanish. The Spanish version is prepared by UNESCO's Santiago Office. The information printed in INNOVATION may be freely reproduced, provided that mention is made of the source. The content of INNOVATION is available on Internet in its printed form, see: http// Requests for inclusion on the mailing list should be addressed to: Publications Unit, IBE, P.O. Box 199, 1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland.