Tags: school preparedness

Community Impact Study of International Youth Preparedness Program – The Pillowcase Project

The Pillowcase Project is a school-based disaster preparedness education program first implemented in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 by American Red Cross volunteers in Louisiana, before being rolled out in 7 countries across the world. Originally designed for children aged 8 to 11 (grades 3–5), it provides key preparedness messages combining coping skill …

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Digital Serious Games and Immersive Technologies for DRR/DP Learning

Request for proposals The Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) seeks for consultants to collect case-studies of the design, development and lessons learned from serious digital games and immersive technologies in relation to education, as could benefit disaster preparedness programming in schools.¬† School safety is an identified priority in preparing communities to face disasters. Meanwhile, technology …

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