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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Latest Activity

Evren AsfandeyarNiazi is now a member of Coalition for Global School Safety&Disaster Prevention Education
Apr 14
Garry de la Pomerai posted a discussion

The 1-minute Jr films via UNICEF DRR made by children for children

The 1-minute Jr films that UNICEF has been completing in the Central Asiaand South Caucasus region are written and directed by children and many areon topics of disaster risk reduction. They may be quite different in formatfrom the other videos you are compiling, but capture youth DRR*through*video production. It may be an important angle to include!Here's a link to the DRR-specific 1 Minute Jr films:…See More
Feb 11
Richard Dutka is now a member of Coalition for Global School Safety&Disaster Prevention Education
Dec 10, 2013
Garry de la Pomerai replied to Garry de la Pomerai's discussion Thinking Development..... School Design and Rebuild Project in Haiti
"It would be good to identify the same style of project for the Philippines rebuild.... now is the time to start thinking about such projects."
Nov 21, 2013
Garry de la Pomerai posted a discussion
Nov 21, 2013
Andrew Shands is now a member of Coalition for Global School Safety&Disaster Prevention Education
Nov 14, 2013
SAMIR KUMAR is now a member of Coalition for Global School Safety&Disaster Prevention Education
Nov 2, 2013
Garry de la Pomerai posted a status
"quake 7.2 magnitude hit central Philippines, killing at least 20 people. at 08:12 on a national holiday. and the students were not in school"
Oct 15, 2013


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Click through to add YOUR activities to the map. To Zoom: +/- View School DRR Disaster Risk Reduction Global activities Map in a larger map Thanks to Garry de la Pomerai for getting this started!



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