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Saritsa Foundation organized workshop at Jeevani International School, Chirawa to build their safety culture and resilience to minimize risk from disasters and climate change on 1st March 2013.
About 250 school children and teachers participated.
1) To create an enabling environment amongst participants to build capacity by raising awareness, imparting education and training with use of local resources for innovations keeping in view the significant hazard proneness of their region.
2) To empower school children to understand their role and responsibility towards preparing themselves and be accountable at local level to minimize losses.
3) To provide equal opportunities to children and teachers in decision making, planning, and implementation of mitigation policies for disaster risk reduction and protecting means of livelihood.
4) To ensure setting up of warning system mechanisms with communication net work with conventional expertise and technologies to inter act with local government authorities, NGOs and outside agencies.
5) To guide participants to evolve action plans to integrate disaster risk reduction with plans of poverty eradication and development with usable tools with identification of specific needs to protect property, facilities, and economic activities.
6) To be awareness raisers, trainers and motivators to sustain the initiative and keep on developing it.
7) To be able to measure and quantify sustainability of their capacity building efforts time to time and evolving future preparedness plans.