Disaster Risk Reduction at Schools of Kazakhstan

Center for Emergency Situations and Disaster Risk Reduction together with Department of Emergency Situations of Almaty, Branch of National Center for Professional Development “Orleu”, United Nations Children’s Fund and UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction are conducting the Republican seminar «Disaster Risk Reduction in the Secondary Education». Teaching staff, deputy directors for and directors of schools from all regions of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Almaty became participants of the seminar.

The seminar is held in the implementation of the Intergovernmental Agreement between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Kyrgyz Republic about the establishment of the Center and with a view to improving fundamentals of safety in vital activities of the population during emergency situations.

At the seminar on June 5-6, 2018 matters such as laws and regulations on protection of the population and territories from emergency situations, the fire safety regulations for educational buildings, first aid, building evacuation training are discussed. Also, participants will be informed of the global programs aimed at the safety of school students.

At the end of the seminar participants received the training and educations materials for teachers and schools students developed by the Center taking into account the best global practices.