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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.

Psychologist connects disaster-affected children around the world

23 Mar 2015, Japan Times Ltd., the

Although Japan has the capacity to help ensure the mental health and well-being of its disaster survivors, the public still needs to pay more attention to their mental health issues,' said Judy Kuriansky. 'When we talk about reconstruction efforts, it is important to note that it is not only about building back (destroyed) buildings but rebuilding people'...


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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