Commitment to Action

Child-Led Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change

Commitment by

Save the Children, Bal Raksha, Bharat, The Shri Ram School

In 2008, the Shri Ram School, the Sri Ram Foundation, and Save the Children, Bal Raksha, invested $300,000 in child-led disaster management and risk reduction strategies. Through this commitment, they will train 3,000 children and their families, 300 teachers, and 5 organizations to confront a variety of natural and man-made disasters including earthquakes, fires, stampedes, civil disturbances, medical emergencies, explosives/bomb threat, road accidents, hostage-taking/kidnappings, acts of terror/war, and cloud bursts.
In April 2009, the project began its pilot in one of the schools, involving approximately 3,500 children, 180 teachers, and 50 administrative staff. The training is being conducted by SEEDS.

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Commitment

Child-Led Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change

Launched

2008

Est. Duration

2 Years

Estimated Total Value

$300,000

Region

Asia

Countries

INDIA

Commitment by

Save the Children, Bal Raksha, Bharat, The Shri Ram School

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

SEEDS Foundation