publication • Monday, December 14th 2015
Comprehensive School Safety Practices in Asia
Millions of children in Asia face risks from multiple hazards. In order to save children’s lives and protect damages in infrastructures and investments costs in the education sector, countries have committed to and started implementing school safety in line with various global and regional declarations and frameworks, particularly the ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response (AADMER), the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) and its successor, the Sendai Framework for DRR.
This report presents an overview of comprehensive school safety implementation in selected countries including Bangladesh, Myanmar, Philippines and Thailand. Case studies from pilot projects in Cambodia, Indonesia, and Laos are also featured.