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School-based disaster risk reduction: making education safer

Southasiadisasters.net, issue no. 81, November 2011:

This publication highlights the issues related to school-based disaster risk reduction. The articles include: (i) disaster safety of schools: a national concern; (ii) Sab ke Liye Salamat Shiksha: key coordination areas for national school safety programme: briefing note; (iii) impact of earthquake on schools in Sikkim; (iv) safer education during emergencie; (v) building disaster response in school; (vi) school safety insurance: ensuring protection for students and school staff; (viii) disaster education: experience from rural schools of China; (ix) joint efforts for making schools safer in Myanmar; (x) schools safety initiatives in India; (xi) know the risk and take action: priority of action 3 of Hyogo Framework for Action; (xii) step up for disaster risk reduction; (xiii) city-level emergency management exercise (EMEx): towards making urban citizens safer; and (xiv) case studies from India.

It contains articles contributed by disaster risk reduction practitioners from Concern Worldwide India, National Disaster Management Authority, United Nations Development Programme, TAG International Development, Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research and reflects unique multi-stakeholder perspectives. It also highlights how making education safer enhances actions at the school level.


  • Themes:Education & School Safety, Insurance & Risk Transfer, Urban Risk & Planning
  • Hazards:Earthquake
  • Countries/Regions:China, India, Myanmar

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/24093


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