Asia Pacific Coalition for School Safety

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This document provides guidance on the use of schools as temporary evacuation centres in Pacific nations. It aims to support education authorities and disaster management officers to make decisions and allocate resources to meet shelter needs while

Save the Children International Asia Pacific Coalition for School Safety
On the International Day for Disaster Reduction, with the slogan Home Safe Home, the Asia Pacific Coalition for School Safety also prioritises school safety. A framework on school safety has been developed and used for guiding governments to address safer school facilities, and more broadly supporting a culture of safety and resilience.
Asia Pacific Coalition for School Safety

This paper shows that the rights of school children to access quality education in Asia Pacific are being disrupted because of natural and man-made disasters. The document calls for the countries and their humanitarian and development partners to urgently

Asia Pacific Coalition for School Safety

Plan International is Secretariat of Asia Pacific Coalition for School Safety (APCSS). The founders of APCSS are Plan International, UNICEF, UNESCO, IFRC, World Vision International, Save the Children and Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC). APCSS is to create a space at the regional level for discussion and sharing of technical resources, good practices/lesson learns and model policies on Safe Schools to minimize the impacts of disasters to children’s education and to coordinate and promote advocacy for Comprehensive School Safety.

The organization has no registered commitments.

The Sendai Framework Voluntary Commitments (SFVC) online platform allows stakeholders to inform the public about their work on DRR. The SFVC online platform is a useful toolto know who is doing what and where for the implementation of the Sendai Framework, which could foster potential collaboration among stakeholders. All stakeholders (private sector, civil society organizations, academia, media, local governments, etc.) working on DRR can submit their commitments and report on their progress and deliverables.