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Bangladesh: Disaster-savvy students protect families from floods

30 Nov 2016, TRF

When children are taught how to respond to disasters, they pass the information onto their parents and neighbours, and the whole community benefits. In Bangladesh, climate change and disasters safety have been included in the school syllabus since 2013 and aid agencies run disaster management programmes in schools.



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Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.