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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.

Armenia: Children, teachers learn to prepare for disasters

13 Oct 2014, UMCOR

'Preparedness is an indispensable part of resilient communities and cities,'said Lusine Matinyan, director of the institution. Everyone has a role to play in emergency situations, and that is why basic education on disaster risk reduction is very important for every age group,' she underscored...

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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