Reports

Children and Disasters: Building resilience through education

small calendar icon

Publication year:

2011

small globe icon

English

small file information icon

Format:

pdf

small number of pages icon

Publisher:

UNICEF, United Nations Children's Fund,UNISDR, United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction

This publication provides a brief overview of major hazards and disaster risks in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. It presents a snapshot of national disaster risk reduction structures and key legislations. It also briefly outlines disaster risk reduction activities related to education undertaken by national agencies and activities by UNISDR and UNICEF. The report focuses on the importance of education in disaster prevention and makes recommendations on how to support and build on local and national initiatives to reduce the risk of disasters through education. The publication is the outcome of a collaborative initiative between the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Regional Office for Central and Eastern Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States (CEECIS), and the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) offices for Europeand Central Asia.

SubscribeSubscribe and receive reading selections

LibrarySave all your favorite materials for future use

UploadUpload research & contribute to the collection

By browsing the Resource Centre you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Read our cookie policy.