WG2 - School Disaster Management

The School Disaster Management Working Group is working to develop the evidence base and technical guidance needed to support countries and education authorities in implementing tested and quality approaches to school disaster management as part of their ongoing education sector development strategy.

Manila school evacuation drill, Dec 2013, credit: Peter Transburg

Priority activities and expected outcomes of the School Disaster Management Working Group are:

The School Disaster Management Working Group is led by Save the Children, INEE, and Plan International. All members of GADRRRES participate in the current work plan, which will be updated following the World Conference on DRR in March 2015.

Key Resources for school disaster management:

Working Group members: Save the Children (lead), Plan (lead), INEE (lead)


Photo: Manila school evacuation drill, Dec 2013; Peter Transburg