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… of teaching the topic in the classroom. They also act as a conduit for information into their families, communities and wider society. “You will use what you have … of teaching the topic in the classroom. They also act as a conduit for information into their families, communities and wider society. “You will use what you have …
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14 November 2017
… Youth Ambassador from the 2016 Youth Summit said: "Last year we presented our action plan at the Summit in Kuroshio and our action plan was to introduce disaster prevention in our school. It was not until I … Youth Ambassador from the 2016 Youth Summit said: "Last year we presented our action plan at the Summit in Kuroshio and our action plan was to introduce disaster …
… Day attracted 379 students from 48 countries to Japan, a country renowned for its disaster risk management and expertise on tsunami risk. The Summit brought together … conference: “At the workshops, they thought about what each of them could do for disaster risk reduction based on what they have learned. I would like them to become … personal experience.” The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction, Ms. Mami Mizutori, told the students: “Disaster risk …
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19 December 2018
… “its desire to forget’ was the message from a leading Japanese advocate for tsunami risk awareness at the 2 nd World Tsunami Museum Conference. Member of the House of … by tsunami and associated disasters, a key target of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the global plan for reducing disaster losses. “The lessons learned from disasters should …
This note reports on examples of recent experience in eight countries where national and local governments and civil society participants have worked to strengthen their disaster risk reduction and adaptation actions. These cases, along with similar experience in other countries, provide a number of useful insights and lessons for climate change negotia…
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…
GENEVA, 13 August 2012 - A new study by UNICEF and UNESCO is a timely assessment of just how some countries are faring, or not, with the implementation of disaster risk reduction education seven years after such education was requested by the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA). The HFA - the 10-year global disaster risk reduction action plan agreed upon…
… of a massive increase in human, economic and material losses in these countries if risk reduction measures are not taken urgently to mitigate the impacts of major hazards and climate change.   The warning was issued by representatives from some of the most disaster-prone countries in the world, including Cuba, Haiti, the Maldives, Mauritius, …
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12 September 2022
Island states across the world face similar climate risks due to their isolation and exposure. But because they are so far apart, they don’t often get to learn from or work with each other on resilience strategies. A workshop held last week in Victoria, Seychelles hoped to change that. The “Enhancing Climate Resilience through Disaster Law in Island S…