Key Thematic Issues
Disaster Risk Reduction



  Guidance Notes for Educational Planners: Integrating Conflict and Disaster Risk Reduction into Education Sector Planning
UNESCO IIEP & UNICEF WCARO - 2011
These Guidance Notes put forward strategies on how to mainstream conflict and disaster risk reduction measures in the education sector planning process. They are intended for Ministry of Education officials, especially in planning departments at central level, but are also useful for other education actors that support ministries in the planning proce

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Intégrer la réduction des risques de conflits et de catastrophes dans la planification du secteur de l’éducation

UNESCO IIEP & UNICEF WCARO - 2011

  Safe School in Safe Territories
ISDR/UNICEF - 2008
The document is aimed at authorities, teachers, technicians and co-operating institutions working on the issues of risk reduction in the educational sector. The document aims to prompt reflection on key elements that create a safe school: ensuring the integrity and quality of the physical infrastructure as well as structures that ensure the child's right to education in emergency situations.

  Improving the Quality of Education and Building Disaster Resilience in Schools
Reach Out to Asia and the INEE
A case study of ROTA's project in Nepal and experience of applying the INEE Minimum Standards.

  Integrating DRR into School Curriculum
Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC) - 2007
This tool provides education programme managers and MOE with approaches, steps to take, and case studies for integrating DRR into school curriculum.

  Adaptation & Localization: Guidelines for Development of DRR Public Educational Materials
Risk RED - 2008
This is a two-page guide outlining good practices on adaptation, localisation and development of educational materials for disaster risk reduction in local languages.

  Disaster Prevention: A Safe Foundation for Full Inclusion
Risk RED - 2008
This resource discusses the impact of disasters on education and provides guidance on how to create and maintain safe learning environments through construction and retrofit, school disaster management, continuity planning, the teaching of disaster prevention and preparedness, and how to build a culture of safety and inclusion.

  Landmine Awareness
UNESCO IIEP - 2010
This chapter focuses on ensuring that programmes provide information and knowledge that is reflected in safe behaviours with regard to landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO), and securing community involvement in such programmes. In addition to a series of suggested strategies, and guidance for their implemention, there is a Needs Analysis Exercise (pp. 118-20) that can be used to identify key topics when designing mine risk education programmes and can be carried out using a number of methods. Extracted from UNESCO IIEP's Guidebook for Planning Education in Emergencies and Reconstruction.

  Let's Learn to Prevent Disaster! Five Ways for Kids to Join in Risk Reduction
UNICEF and UNISDR - 2004
This booklet aims to provide the educational community and children with an innovative and interactive tool for risk management. It is aimed at children between the ages of 8 and 12, as a supplement to materials already available in schools. Its contents can be used in the teaching of social studies, science and environmental studies, as well as in any other studies that relate to other human groups or countries.