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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.

Korea gives US $10 million boost to Sendai Framework implementation

26 Jul 2016, UNISDR

The UNISDR has signed a five-year, US$10 million agreement with the Ministry of Public Safety and Security and Incheon Metropolitan City of the Republic of Korea to support education and training for disaster risk reduction. Director Ms. Kirsi Madi called it an "example of international cooperation at its best." Over 3500 leaders have benefited from its programmes.


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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