Focusing on three priorities of Sendai framework on Disaster risk reduction namely (i) Understanding disaster risk; (ii) Strengthening disaster risk governance to manage disaster risk; (iii) Investing in disaster reduction for resilience, KSDMA launched a project in partnership with UNICEF in 2019 titled “Mainstreaming Disaster risk resilience”. The thrust areas of the project were Child Centred Risk Informed Planning, School Safety Programmes and Strengthening Inter Agency Group activities. School safety training programmes were conducted involving disaster affected schools from 11 districts covering 398 schools and officials from education department. A state level workshop on child centric risk informed programming was held on 16-17 of December 2019. Report can be found here.  A state level workshop on networking for DRR and climate change adaptation was organized for civil society organizations on 7 March 2020 . Report can be found here.

UNICEF 2019, Annual Report – Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Resilience. Report

List of Events

1. State Level School Safety Consultation programme, 22 June 2019. Report

2. School Safety Training for Pathanamthitta and Kottayam districts, 26 October 2019. Report

3. Visit to 2019 flood affected areas at Kavalappara, Malappuram and Puthumala, Wayanad, 21-22 November 2019. Report

4. Report of State Level Workshop on Child Centered Risk Informed Programming, 16-17 December 2019. Report