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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.

 Photo by © City of San Francisco, Philippines

Philippines: Disaster risk reduction in school continues its journey

29 Sep 2014, DepEd, Philippines - gov; Sanfran, Philippines - gov

'Our future leaders are on their way but still they need the guidance of the mature. Let the battle in saving the mother earth continue, help the youngsters in taking the lead!' writes Jonavieve Mae Otero following the San Francisco local government Battle of the Brain, Talents and Skills competition...

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

Find or contribute curricular, extra-curricular and public awareness materials on disaster prevention and school safety for primary, secondary, vocational, community-based education and public awareness.