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UNICEF gives school supplies to hundreds of thousands of Liberian children

by Georgia | December 05, 2005

Liberia - The United Nations Children?s Fund (UNICEF) has been distributing educational supplies to some 2,000 Liberian public schools, benefiting nearly half a million students in the post-election West African country where civil conflict raged for 14 years.

?The school supplies are going to every government primary school in the country,? UNICEF Representative in Liberia Angela Kearney said. ?Starting last month in Maryland County, in southeastern Liberia, UNICEF has been distributing 5,500 educational kits.?

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