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.
4 Mar 2014, UNISDR
'Today the Philippines’ Department of Education has agreed to be an ambassador for this global programme and to implement the safe schools initiative' said UNISDR Chief Margareta Wahlström. 'Preparing for disasters is all about people and strengthening their resilience, it is not just about structures. Our challenge is to make the safety of schools part of our daily life', asserted Philippines Secretary for Education Armin Luistro...
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