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… curricula to capitalize on local and indigenous knowledge and wisdom about hazard and disaster prevention as well as long-proven local coping skills. Margareta … of education, are taking the appropriate and responsible actions for safety during hazard situations. "The Hyogo Framework, which builds on decades of practical … to the report, often missing, from school curricula is systematic coverage of the hazard, and how prevention, mitigation and preparedness can confront it. And while the …
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…
PORT VICTORIA, Seychelles, 5 September 2016 - Memories of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami which claimed some 230,000 lives, will be revived this week as 24 countries take part in one of the largest tsunami simulations ever staged. Disaster management officials from Australia, Bangladesh, Comoros, France (La Reunion), India, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Madaga…