Education & School Safety

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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport of Sint Maarten
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters
European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection DG
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - government
United Nations Children's Fund
Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency
The Funafuti Classroom Building opened in 2020
Young students from the island nation of Tuvalu are now able to go to school without the constant fear that the next tropical cyclone would destroy their classrooms – all thanks to a partnership between their government and Australia.
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Regional cooperation is rising, systemic governance is center stage and businesses are taking an important role in disaster risk reduction — vital steps towards the ultimate goal of saving lives and livelihoods.
School in the Caribbean
The disruptive school closures sparked by the crisis have underscored the need for a stronger focus on educational continuity and school safety as the region faces ever-more complex risks.
CSSI FORUM
According to the latest evidence, investments in safe schools provide economic returns for society and also contribute to economic recovery.
CSSI FORUM
Ministers of Education throughout the Caribbean Region and representatives of donor agencies convene at the Opening Session of the Review on School Safety in the Context of Systemic Risk: The Virtual Pre-Ministerial Forum being held during March 15-26, 2021.
Panelists of Seventh PRP webinar
Suva – Strengthening inclusion is the pathway to preventing and reducing disaster and climate risk in some of the Pacific region’s most vulnerable and marginalised communities. In a Pacific-wide discussion, four speakers shared their reflections and
Regional Review on School Safety in the context of Systemic Risk: The Virtual Caribbean Safe School Initiative Pre-Ministerial Forum
Regional review on school safety in the context of systemic risk: the virtual Caribbean Safe School Initiative Pre-Ministerial forum will take place virtually from March 15 to 26 march.
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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Office in Latin America and the Caribbean
United Nations Children's Fund (Global Headquarters, New York)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - government
Pupils at a classroom in Balon school, Vanuatu
Resilient infrastructure protects people during disasters and enables communities to recover quickly in the immediate aftermath of a crisis. Two examples from Vanuatu during and after Tropical Cyclone Harold – a Category 5 storm – illustrate the point