Children and Youth

Mr Park Nam-choon, Mayor of Incheon Metropolitan City, receives 'Role Model City' certificate from Mr Sanjaya Bhatia, Head of UNDRR Incheon Office
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) has designated Incheon Metropolitan City as a Role Model of a Safe and Smart City of the Making Cities Resilient campaign. An honour only a few cities have achieved.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - New York UNHQ Liaison Office
Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations - New York
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Permanent Mission of Indonesia to the United Nations, New York
Permanent Mission of Chile to the United Nations, New York
Permanent Mission of Republic of Maldives to the United Nations, New York
Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations, New York
Permanent Mission of Australia to the United Nations, New York
Permanent Mission of Peru to the United Nations, New York
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UNISDR and UNICEF have together produced an educational kit for children called “Let’s learn to prevent disasters!”. It includes the board game 'Riskland' whereby players learn about what they can do to reduce disaster impacts by answering questions and

Classes continue in Beira after cyclone Idai in difficult conditions
Mozambique's experience of cyclone idai is a text book example of why we need to build to last, critical infrastructure such as safe schools.
A day after millions of young people globally marched and rallied for urgent climate action, young leaders brought their message to the ministers and leaders, both at the dedicated youth event and later, at the Climate Action Summit.
Publication cover for Words into Action children and youth engagement plan

Children and youth under age 30 currently make up more than half the world’s population. They are the ones who will benefit most from reducing disaster risk and impacts, curtailing climate chaos and achieving the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs

(c)Dwi Oblo/ASB Indonesia and the Philippines. Two members of a Disabled People's Organisation (DPO), wearing khaki vests, are delivering a hygiene promotion session for community members of Mantikole Village, Sigi, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
The Sendai Framework Voluntary Commitment (SFVC) first Synthesis and Analysis Report was launched in Geneva during the recent Global Platform. Voluntary Commitments (VCs) are made by multiple stakeholders (private sector, local governments, civil society organizations, academia, media, etc.) in support of the implementation of the Sendai Framework, the global roadmap for reducing disaster loses by 2030.
Children evacuate Gordon Elementary School in Tel Aviv tsunami drill
More than 130 000 children have taken part in the first national tsunami simulation ever done with schools in Israel. The tsunami simulation was part of a wider national earthquake drill that was also organized today involving more than 2.5 million students throughout the country.
The Stop Disasters Game encourages thinking about preparedness and emergency planning
School students attending a World Tsunami Awareness Day Event in New York have called for more educational programmes on disaster risk reduction from an early age to be better informed to prevent and deal with disasters, At the event, organized by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and the Government of Japan, an upgraded version of the educational game Stop Disasters was also launched.

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction highlights children as among the most vulnerable groups who must be empowered to get ready for natural hazards and play a vital role in preventing and reducing risk.

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