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Yemen: Displaced schoolkids take classes under trees in war-torn country03:05

Yemen: Displaced schoolkids take classes under trees in war-torn country

Yemen, near Abs, Hajjah
February 10, 2019 at 19:52 GMT +00:00 · Published

Students in Yemen's northwestern province of Hajjah are forced to attend school classes outdoors, as footage filmed on Sunday shows.

Pupils displaced from different parts of the war-torn country were seen taking classes under trees near the city of Abs, as a result of overcrowded schools and a lack of infrastructure.

Local teacher Ahmed Harbbi explained that despite their efforts to keep the students engaged, no charity or governmental support has been provided so far.

"We try to help the students study although we suffer a lot, no one supports us, no charity helps us. Even the ministry of education does not help," said Harbbi.

Yemen: Displaced schoolkids take classes under trees in war-torn country03:05
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Students in Yemen's northwestern province of Hajjah are forced to attend school classes outdoors, as footage filmed on Sunday shows.

Pupils displaced from different parts of the war-torn country were seen taking classes under trees near the city of Abs, as a result of overcrowded schools and a lack of infrastructure.

Local teacher Ahmed Harbbi explained that despite their efforts to keep the students engaged, no charity or governmental support has been provided so far.

"We try to help the students study although we suffer a lot, no one supports us, no charity helps us. Even the ministry of education does not help," said Harbbi.

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