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www.ifrc.org
Saving lives, changing minds.
Initiatives for Comprehensive Safe Schools
Pillar 2: School Disaster Management...
www.ifrc.org
Saving lives, changing minds.
Red Cross / Red Crescent
 Presence in 189 countries
 Auxiliary role to the
go...
www.ifrc.org
Saving lives, changing minds.
Guiding conceptual frameworks
External:Internal:
A framework for community
safe...
www.ifrc.org
Saving lives, changing minds.
Approach to School Disaster Management
 National public campaigns
 Partnershi...
www.ifrc.org
Saving lives, changing minds.
Pillar 2: School
Disaster Management
Assessment & Planning
Physical & Environme...
www.ifrc.org
Saving lives, changing minds.
• National and sub-national education authorities and
local school communities ...
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Saving lives, changing minds.
• Committee / focal point
• Policies and guidance
• Training, monitoring
evalua...
www.ifrc.org
Saving lives, changing minds.
1. KNOWING OUR DANGERS
2. REDUCING OUR DANGERS
3. PREPARING TO RESPOND
4. PLANN...
www.ifrc.org
Saving lives, changing minds.
Rationale
• Sensitize children / youth
• Sensitize parents
• Safe schools
Examp...
www.ifrc.org
Saving lives, changing minds.
Main activities
Infrastructure
• School rehabilitation
• School committees
Capa...
www.ifrc.org
Saving lives, changing minds.
Main activities
Awareness Raising
• Hazard risks, vulnerabilities
and capacitie...
www.ifrc.org
Saving lives, changing minds.
Main activities
Micro-projects
• Reforestation
• Waste management
• School gard...
www.ifrc.org
Saving lives, changing minds.
Main activities
Combined with health
• “Escuela saludable”
• Interfaces in nutr...
www.ifrc.org
Saving lives, changing minds.
Thank you …
… and visit us
www.ifrc.org www.redcross.ch
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4. Anton Joehr DM Pillar - RCRC

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5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC 2014 Integrative Risk Management - The role of science, technology & practice 24-28 August 2014 in Davos, Switzerland

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4. Anton Joehr DM Pillar - RCRC

  1. 1. www.ifrc.org Saving lives, changing minds. Initiatives for Comprehensive Safe Schools Pillar 2: School Disaster Management Wednesday, 27 August 2014 Anton Joehr, Swiss Red Cress
  2. 2. www.ifrc.org Saving lives, changing minds. Red Cross / Red Crescent  Presence in 189 countries  Auxiliary role to the government  Presence throughout the country  Community-based organisation  Fundamental Principles
  3. 3. www.ifrc.org Saving lives, changing minds. Guiding conceptual frameworks External:Internal: A framework for community safety and resilience In the face of disaster risk
  4. 4. www.ifrc.org Saving lives, changing minds. Approach to School Disaster Management  National public campaigns  Partnerships with education authorities  Developing educational materials for schools  Mobilising youth and junior RCRC for peer education  Training and organising communities through CBDRR  Using their disaster response operations as opportunity for improved risk awareness RCRC National Societies
  5. 5. www.ifrc.org Saving lives, changing minds. Pillar 2: School Disaster Management Assessment & Planning Physical & Environmental Protection Response Skills & Provisions Representative / participatory SDM Committee Educational continuity plan Standard operating procedures Contingency planning Building maintenance Non-structural mitigation Fire safety Household disaster plan Family reunifi- cation plan School drills Comprehensive School Safety Framework
  6. 6. www.ifrc.org Saving lives, changing minds. • National and sub-national education authorities and local school communities (including children and parents) • Collaboration with their disaster management counterparts at each level • to maintain safe learning environments and plan for educational continuity School Disaster Management
  7. 7. www.ifrc.org Saving lives, changing minds. • Committee / focal point • Policies and guidance • Training, monitoring evaluation • SoP • Early warning, early action School Disaster Management (2) Key Responsibilites • Contingency plans • Alternative locations • Care for specific needs • Link education sector and DM sector • Response preparedness
  8. 8. www.ifrc.org Saving lives, changing minds. 1. KNOWING OUR DANGERS 2. REDUCING OUR DANGERS 3. PREPARING TO RESPOND 4. PLANNING FOR EDU- CATIONAL CONTINUITY 5. MONITORING, REACHING OUT, ADVOCATING Example on the regional level: Asia Coalition for School Safety (ACSS) Aim  Sharing of good practices, lesson learnt etc.  to minimize disaster impact children’s education  to coordinate and promote advocacy for Comprehen- sive School Safety.
  9. 9. www.ifrc.org Saving lives, changing minds. Rationale • Sensitize children / youth • Sensitize parents • Safe schools Example on the local level: School activities of the RC in Honduras
  10. 10. www.ifrc.org Saving lives, changing minds. Main activities Infrastructure • School rehabilitation • School committees Capacity building • Teacher’s training • Training of school committees
  11. 11. www.ifrc.org Saving lives, changing minds. Main activities Awareness Raising • Hazard risks, vulnerabilities and capacities • Climate change • Risk games (riesgolandia)
  12. 12. www.ifrc.org Saving lives, changing minds. Main activities Micro-projects • Reforestation • Waste management • School gardening
  13. 13. www.ifrc.org Saving lives, changing minds. Main activities Combined with health • “Escuela saludable” • Interfaces in nutrition, water, waste management
  14. 14. www.ifrc.org Saving lives, changing minds. Thank you … … and visit us www.ifrc.org www.redcross.ch

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