Education and school safety

Education and school safety

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

Alberta’s wildfires invite policymakers to recognize that given our global climate emergency, classrooms ought to be places to host “complicated conversations.”
Conversation Media Group, the
School in Nepal
Ministry officials will need to make a number of critical decisions when implementing early warning systems. We have outlined some of the major decisions below.
World Bank, the
Imagining a disaster is scary. Contemplating death, disruption, and devastation can adversely affect our mental health. How could disaster game psychology make stopping disasters fun, effective, and inspiring?
Psychology Today
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2023
This regional synthesis report aims to guide policy-makers through providing operational policy recommendations on how to ensure education is protected in Asia and the Pacific in the face of climate change and displacement.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability
A Vietnamese school girl bikes through the flooded streets in Ho Chi Minh wearing her school uniform.
The number of internally displaced persons because of disasters globally has swollen from 23.7 million people in 2021 to 32,6 million people in 2022 according to the International Displacement Monitoring Center.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters
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2023
This article reports on a decade of research undertaken by the author on the role of schools in disaster response and recovery across four different disaster types in five countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
A Fijian researcher hopes to use music and song to help school students better understand climate literacy, saying there are nursery rhymes, poems and dances which speak to natural disasters and indigenous knowledge around climate change.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
A boy dressed in his school uniform is walking though his flooded school ground.
In recent decades, South-East Europe has experienced extreme climatic disasters, followed by mass migration and mobility. Direct barriers to education arise from infrastructural damage to schools as well as school closures following extreme flooding.
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