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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.

 by Masahiko Ohkubo CC BY 2.0 https://www.flickr.com/photos/mah_japan/4478787321

20 years after Kobe quake, world rethinks disaster risk

13 Jan 2015, TRF; UNISDR

In a year likely to be dominated by discussions on climate change, the 20th anniversary of the Kobe earthquake this Saturday is an opportune moment to reflect on the growing threat to life and economic wellbeing posed by seismic activity in hazard-prone locations around the world...

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

Find or contribute curricular, extra-curricular and public awareness materials on disaster prevention and school safety for primary, secondary, vocational, community-based education and public awareness.