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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.

Philippines: Bohol children undergo week-long summer camp 2015

24 Apr 2015, PIA, Philippines - gov

Through a school-based DRR project in Bohol, Save the Children aims to help schools and communities to be better prepared for disasters to create safe learning environment, saving lives, and increasing resiliency of target beneficiaries reaching 5,400 schools. Participants of the summer camp included Grades 4 to 6 students from 25 schools in Loon and Maribojoc towns, which are among the hardest hit during the October 2013 magnitude 7.2 earthquake...


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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