Coalition for Global School Safety&Disaster Prevention Education

We envision available knowledge and education applied to disaster prevention everywhere, and every school a safe school.

Welcome to COGSSDPE!

COGSSDPE Network Membership is open to all. Please join and set up your own profile on the "My Page" tab above. 

Get to know the content of the page by clicking on the tabs at the top of the page.

Enjoy! Share and contribute what you're thinking and doing to improve disaster prevention and safety education in schools and your community!

Active Membership Defined

Active Individual membership is limited to those who participate actively in any one of the Coalition’s Workgroups, Task Teams or Ad Hoc Committees for at least 6 months in the course of any 1-year period.

Active Members are expected to help in setting workgroup and committee objectives and contributing to the realization of these objectives.

Working groups have access to their own closed discussion fora in addition to the public ones listed in "Groups". They elect their co-chairs who serve on the COGSSDPE Steering Committee.

To become an active member please apply to join one our Groups!

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To limit the number of emails you get from our site, please go to the "My Page" tab at the top of this page. Select the "Settings" wheel on the upper right hand side.Then select "E-mail" and limit the number of e-mails you receive by selecting ONLY those you want.

To limit the "activity reports" that post from your account to others - you can go to the "Privacy" tab and checking ONLY "new content I add" and "events".


You can see all of the discussions by clicking the "Forum" tab on the menu bar above or by clicking "View All" in the Forum section.

Featured discussions appear at the top of the list below. Otherwise discussions are organized into categories related to each COGSS & DPE working group or task team.

To read and join in please click on the Category and then on the Subject. To contribute select "Add Reply". If no existing discussion fits your subject please select "Add Discussion" and choose a subject heading carefully to guide the thread.

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Latest Activity

Frederick Krimgold is now a member of Coalition for Global School Safety&Disaster Prevention Education
Feb 9
Garry de la Pomerai replied to Garry de la Pomerai's discussion School construction starting soon! Haiti
"this is truly an amazing example of one persons persistence [and her team] It proves that it can be done, but this is only one school's recovery years after the event. Building back better. garry"
Jan 30
Garry de la Pomerai posted a discussion

School construction starting soon! Haiti

Dear collaborators, friends and supporters, We're really excited to announce that after all your hard work and fundraising, we've almost got enough money to start construction. We cannot thank you all enough for your trust, support and donations. We've raised over £200,000 GBP to date ($300,000 USD), which for a project that started from nothing, is a massive achievement. So, huge thanks for being a part of it. Next week, we'll go to Haiti to negotiate a school construction partnership with…See More
Jan 30
Profile IconCatherine Bishton-Moseseli and Amgaa Oyungerel joined Coalition for Global School Safety&Disaster Prevention Education
Jan 3
Zakir Md. Hossain posted a video

KSFVbd Speech 6thAMCDRR Plenary Summary

Short speech by Mr. Zakir of Krisoker Sor (Farmers' Voice), Bangladesh at the Plenary Summary Session of 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Re...
Dec 14, 2014
Zakir Md. Hossain posted a photo
Dec 14, 2014
Steve Jones shared a profile on Facebook
Dec 13, 2014
Profile Icon지은 남 and Zakir Md. Hossain joined Coalition for Global School Safety&Disaster Prevention Education
Dec 12, 2014


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