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NEWS |  UNDP and Save the Children Join Hands to Advance School Safety and Disaster Preparedness in Cambodia

22 November 2018: In a bid to increase school safety in Cambodia’s most vulnerable communities, UNDP and Save the Children have joined hands in the coastal province of Koh Kong. The collaboration marks a fresh partnership between the two organisations on promoting local school-level disaster preparedness while also supporting the Cambodian Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport’s national disaster management strategy. Read more >>


BLOG | Wave of Hope: How the #90drills in Cambodia Have Created Future Disaster Managers in the Country

13 November 2018: Last week, five students from Sihanoukville — a coastal community in Cambodia — spent several days in Japan learning and sharing tsunami preparedness activities with government leaders and their peers at the High School Summit of the World Tsunami Conference. Read more>>


BLOG | In Cambodia and around the World, a Safe Community Starts with a Safe School

13 August 2018: If we are lucky, in our lifetimes we will never experience a disaster. Never know what it is to have our homes and belongings washed away by a flash flood. Never know how it feels to flee an approaching tsunami. Never know what it is to experience, first-hand, a violent cyclone or simply, destructive strong wind. Read more >>



NEWS | UNDP Trains Teachers to Lead Emergency Evacuations during Natural Disasters

25 April 2018- In Cambodia, schools are often used to provide shelter in times of natural disasters. Teachers play a crucial role in preparing students and community members to respond to emergencies. They lead safe evacuations, provide protection and prevent possible damage that could happen when disasters strike. Read more >>



NEWS | Cambodia among 18 Asia-Pacific Countries to Participate in a Regional Tsunami Preparedness Project

10 July 2017 - Japan Pledges $1.5 million for Tsunami Awareness and Disaster Risk Information in Asia-Pacific. The project is implemented by the United Nations Development Programme and funded by the Government of Japan. Read more>>


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students, teachers and members of school administration have participated in the drills

schools have organized tsunami education, developed evacuation plans, conducted drills


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Shairi Mathur
Disaster Risk Reduction Specialist,
UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub
 : shairi.mathur@undp.org



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