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ISDR Thematic Platform for Knowledge and Education 2012: This desk review revisits existing reports about all aspects of school safety, gathered from 81 countries, and refers to the key advocacy and guidance documents for school safety of the past 7 years to develop an analysis that reflects the best practices in achieving the goals of comprehensive sch…
The UNISDR secretariat launches this new publication featuring nine National Platform case studies in an effort to inspire and support the birth of new National Platforms, and also to strengthen existing ones. Governments increasingly recognize the need for comprehensive multi-stakeholder and multi-sectoral national coordinating mechanisms - National Pl…
… skills to enable them to contribute proactively to the prevention and mitigation of disasters. Knowledge and skills must be informed by a framework of attitudes, … are threatened, according to the report. According to the Hyogo Framework, "Disasters can be substantially reduced if people are well informed and motivated … Turkey and the non-self governing territory of British Virgin Islands. A number of these countries and their efforts with instituting DRR curricula will be …