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Safer Cities 10: Creating Earthquake Preparedness in Schools ADPC: Safer Cities 10: Creating Earthquake Preparedness in Schools

Published on: 08/30/2004

Language: English

Author(s): Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Department: Resilient Cities and Urban Management

Type: Impact Stories and Case Studies

File size: 0.67 MB

 

Publication Overview/Description

This case study focuses on the experiences of implementing earthquake hazard mitigation to make school communities safer in Bandung, Indonesia. It highlights the efforts the Indonesian Urban
Disaster Mitigation Project (IUDMP) implemented between 1997 to 2003. The project has carried out a school preparedness program and a school retrofitting program within its mandate. This case study also considers possible partnerships and efforts for the future of creating safer school communities a sustainable endeavor.