Disaster Risk Reduction in School Curricula: Case Studies from 30 Countries

Disaster Risk Reduction in School Curricula: Case Studies from Thirty Countries captures key national experiences in the integration of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in the curriculum, identifying good practice, noting issues addressed or still lacking, and reviewing learning outcomes.

It asserts that while education systems are greatly affected by disaster, they are also key to reducing risk and strengthening disaster resilience. Quality education can deliver life-saving and life sustaining knowledge, skills, and attitudes that protect children and young people during and after emergencies.

The study is intended to support policymakers in mainstreaming DRR in school curricula.  It includes research on optimal DRR curriculum practice from thirty countries covering:

Resource: UNESCO and UNICEF


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