Education & School Safety

A football player takes a water break in between matches
High school sports practices are starting amid a brutally hot summer in much of the country. As temperatures rise, heat illnesses are becoming an increasing risk for athletes, particularly in the first few weeks of practice.
Sudan  Rapid PDNA 2021
This rapid assessment outlines key actions needed for recovery from the 2020 floods in Sudan. The report documents the immense scale and damage of the floods and highlights the importance of preparedness to reduce the impacts and damages of future floods.
Croatia Earthquake PDNA
This rapid damage and needs assessment report presents estimates for damage, loss, reconstruction and recovery from the March 2020 earthquake in Croatia, and supports recovery strategy planning and development of necessary frameworks for reconstruction.
Vanuatu PDNA 2020
The Vanuatu TC Harold and COVID-19 PDNA estimates the total compound impacts of TC Harold and COVID-19, identifies and quantifies needs across sectors, and supports the development of the Vanuatu Recovery Strategy 2020-2023.
School in Nepal
At a small school in far-western Nepal, interventions to reduce disaster risks supported by UNICEF have given children their rightful freedom to play without fear
CSSI signature
The Sint Maarten Declaration replaced the Antigua & Barbuda Declaration signed in 2017 and updated in 2019.
The article notes that the importance of education in addressing climate change is “underappreciated”; however, it stresses that a bit of learning goes a long way in helping people adapt, and its absence can leave people vulnerable.
Cover page of the article
This paper provides an oversight of the changing roles of universities in the context of new disaster risk scenarios. A transformative approach is encouraged as part of an array of resilience strategies, interconnected systemically and temporally.
Worker on a roof in Mozambique
A decree issued by the Government of Mozambique today will ensure that all new and existing schools in the country comply with resiliency standards that will help the country combat climate change.
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved US$19.5 million (approximately TOP46 million) in additional funding for disaster recovery and resilience projects in Tonga.