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Education & School Safety

An interactive process of mutual learning among people and institutions. It encompasses more than formal education at schools and universities and uses traditional wisdom and local knowledge for protection from natural hazards and empowers vulnerable populations like children, to become influencing actors for DRR.

UNICEF: In Afghanistan, mending spirits and providing warmth

18 Nov 2015, UNICEF

With children still traumatized and families struggling to prepare for winter, UNICEF is helping to provide psychosocial support following the 7.5 magnitude earthquake that struck Afghanistan on 26 October. They are supporting teams that are visiting students and their families at home to guage their mental and psychological well-being, inform them about available care options, and encourage children to return to school...

Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 3.2 [PDF, 116Kb]School curricula , education material and relevant trainings include disaster risk reduction and recovery concepts and practices
  • Indicator 4.2 [PDF, 102Kb]Social development policies and plans are being implemented to reduce the vulnerability of populations most at risk

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