DRR & CCA

Wednesday 2 March 2016

Making a Safer School: A Story from Engineer Thippamon

Mr. Thippamon Chanthalangsy is head engineer of the Division of Construction in the Ministry of Education and Sports at a national level. His division is composed of 6 engineers responsible of the macro planning of construction, retrofitting, and repairing of schools and facilities in Lao PDR.

Tuesday 17 March 2015

3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Japan

SAVE THE CHILDREN’S CALL TO FOCUS ON EDUCATION AND CHILDREN AT THIRD WORLD CONFERENCE ON DISASTER RISK REDUCTION IN JAPAN

Over 100 million children are affected by disasters yearly, and as a result, all of them face challenges accessing education.

Monday 2 March 2015

After School clubs for DRR

Phak is an 11-year-old girl studying in year 5 at the Primary School located in Hongsa District, Xayabouri Province, Laos.  Phak is the eldest of two children, and her younger sister who is 8 years old is disabled and does not attend school. Phak lives about 2km from her school near her family’s field crops and walks to school alone every morning.  Her routine is to wake up at 6 am and to arrive at school by around 7:30 am.

Monday 13 October 2014

STEP UP for INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION

Today, International Day for DRR, is a day to celebrate how people and communities are reducing their risk to disasters and raising awareness about the importance of DRR. The theme this year is older people and disasters.

Friday 25 April 2014

Disaster management and livelihoods set to be improved

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs signed a memorandum of understanding in Vientiane on 20 March 2014 with Save the Children in relation to two development projects to be implemented in the three provinces of Luang Prabang, Sayaboury and Bolikhamxay.

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