Education and school safety

Disaster prevention education and curricula, education continuity, safe schools, school disaster management.

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This study provides causal evidence, of the extent to which information provided by an unspecified number of people—and stories of those suffering because of a disaster—can effectively change people’s awareness of disaster prevention.
The floating village on the water of Tonle Sap Lake in Cambodia.
The health consequences of temporary hospital closures have lasting effects on children. This worsening of children’s health could be critical in a country where 32 out of 100 children are stunted and at risk of cognitive and physical limitations.
World Bank, the
Landslide-affected road
We have witnessed a growing number of geological disasters due to climatic shifts. One such disaster is the landslide, and this can be attributed to intense rainfall coupled with high slope angles in areas previously not expected to be susceptible.
European Geosciences Union
Schoolchildren conducting earthquake drill
The long whirring sound of a tsunami alert ringing out across Fiji’s capital of Suva is a familiar sound, thanks to annual drills practicing for a day residents hope never arrives.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Enhancing existing academic and training curricula, with respect to the evolving context of disaster and climate risks, will be a vital building block for securing infrastructure against disasters.
Hindu Business Line, the - The Hindu Group of Publications
How can climate change science be made most accessible to the general population, as well as decision-makers and educators?
Geological Society of America, the
Heatwaves claim tens of thousands of lives each year. Now a US mapping project is revealing those most at risk so they can get the help they need.
British Broadcasting Corporation
Children are more vulnerable than adults to extreme heat, but at too many California schools authorities just aren’t moving with urgency to protect them from a fast-warming climate.
Los Angeles Times

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