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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.

Disaster risk management in business education

18 Jul 2016, Acclimatise

Early 2016 several universities from different countries met at a workshop organised in partnership with the ARISE initiative of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, to showcase their courses on the integration of disaster risk management in business education. The institutions that won awards for their modules were the University of West Indies, Jamaica and the University of Toronto, Canada.

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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