Topic: Youth Preparedness

Ligtas na Bayan, Maunlad na Pamayanan

Essay by 7th grader at Sta. Rosa Science & Technology High School for Rotary Club essay contest. August 2013. Ligtas na Bayan, Maunlad na Pamayanan http://rcstarosacentro.wordpress.com/2013/08/19/the-winning-essay-ligtas-na-bayan-maunlad-na-pamayanan/

Latin America Risk Reduction Activity

The Colombian Red Cross, in partnership with the American Red Cross and United States Agency for International Development’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) is implementing a two-year disaster risk reduction program known as “LARRA” or “Latin America Risk Reduction Activity” in four municipalities in Colombia: Armenia, Calarcá, Córdoba and Salento. The program’s strategic goal …

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World Population by Age and Sex

Data on world population from the United States Census Bureau disaggregated by age and sex. United States Census Bureau World Population by Age and Sex https://www.census.gov/popclock/   

FEMA Youth Preparedness Council History

Overview of the history and work of the Youth Preparedness Council convened by FEMA to engage youth in guiding national preparedness programs. FEMA Youth Preparedness Council History http://www.ready.gov/youth-preparedness

Pakistan: Children can play an important role in disaster preparedness

An article by Amir Murtaza published by the Asian Human Rights Commission on the interests and capabilities of children to paly a role in decision-making related to development plans for their schools, playgrounds, and streets. Pakistan: Children can play an important role in disaster preparedness http://www.humanrights.asia/opinions/opinions/columns/AHRC-ETC-029-2013

Youth Preparedness

Approximately 30 percent of the world’s population is younger than 18 years old. By preparing youth to withstand, quickly adapt to, and successfully recover from emergencies, we foster more resilient communities before, during, and after disaster. Children are integral members of our families, schools, places of worship, and communities and have a unique ability to …

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