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Promoting access to quality, safe, and relevant education for all persons affected by crisis

Disaster Risk Reduction and Children’s Rights to Education and Safety

Language
English
Themes
Disaster Risk Reduction, Education and Fragility, Education in Emergencies, Research and Evidence
Resource Type
Academic Material/Syllabus
Author(s)
Julia Macher
Publisher/Journal
Julia Macher
Publish Date
2014-10-15

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Summary

This Paper was presented at Third International Conference on Human Rights and Peace & Conflict in South East Asia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Disasters represent a major humanitarian concern with increasing regularity and intensity due to
climate change. Children are one of the most vulnerable groups during a disaster and new
challenges arise for at-risk countries to guarantee children their inalienable rights. Typhoon
Haiyan (Yolanda) in the Philippines has again brought these challenges into focus.