Sendai FrameworkWords Into Action

Promoting and implementing school safety

This guide will provide concrete advice to governments on policy and planning for school safety implementation, in particular related to safe learning facilities, school disaster management, and risk reduction education.

Concept note

  • The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction calls for the development of national risk reduction plans by 2020. Critical infrastructure, including schools and hospitals, is recognized as a priority area to achieve sustainable development and support Sendai Framework implementation by 2030. It is crucial to support governments in integrating school safety as one priority area of their plans.

    Contact: Christel Rose (

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