The primary physical structures, technical facilities and systems whose disruption, failure or destruction have a serious impact on the functioning of society, the economy or the state within a natural hazard induced disaster context.
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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