“At the community level, in all 22 target schools of Doti and Kailali districts, two teachers and one head teacher plus School Management Committee (SMC) members have been trained on Disaster Risk Management. Children and young people have received lessons on DRR and are leading activities in their schools and communities… High levels of advocacy and communication (such as TV talk shows, seminars, media articles, etc) have also supported these activities. The consortium has also built strong working relationships with the education authorities, especially the DRR Unit, the National Centre for Educational Development (NCED) and the Curriculum Development Centre (CDC). [The c]onsortium also established a steering committee of both government and civil society and UN agencies to increase support for DRR within the education authorities and other actors.” a

From 2017 to 2020, Worldvision Nepal conducted a project with CDC cooperation. “The CSDRR is a three-year project which started in 2017. It aims to improve disaster preparedness and resilience in communities and schools in Doti District.

During the first year of the project, seismic vulnerability and multi-hazard assessment for existing school blocks were… conducted with participation of members from schools and communities and in the second year, the project will start retrofitting and reconstruction works for ten schools to be earthquake-resistant. Studying environment, including water and sanitation facilities are also being improved in each school to create a safe learning environment.” b

https://www.wvi.org/nepal/article/promoting-disaster-risk-reduction-one-school-time (a)

https://cbdrmplatform.org/projects/community-and-school-disaster-preparedness-and-resilience-csdpr (b)