5th Local Platform Workshop in Yangon

An action planning workshop for school-centered disaster risk management was conducted on January 25, 2017 at the Myanmar Engineering Society (MES) Building. Principals and teachers from the following schools attended the workshop: No. 14 Basic Education Primary School (BEPS) and No. 10 Basic Education High School (BEHS) of Tamwe Township and No. 2 BEPS and No. 6 BEPS of Pazundaung Township. The action plans prepared by the workshop participants were based on the result of the Climate Disaster Resilience Index (CDRI) and School Disaster Resilience Assessment (SDRA) surveys conducted in 2016 under the joint research on Disaster Education. Dr. Koichi Shiwaku facilitated the action planning workshop. Representatives from the participating schools presented the draft of their action plan.

Professors and a researcher from Kyoto University and guest government officials from Kathmandu, Nepal also joined the workshop.

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