A girl in primary school, Bandar Abbas. Iran / UNICEF Iran, Shehzad Noorani

Iran’s Activities on Disaster Risk Reduction of Schools (HFA 2005-2015)

The Government of Iran has allocated more than 4.5 billion US$ between 2006 and 2014 in the renovation and retrofitting of schools, leading to resilient school infrastructure and an increase of students’ life safety from 33% in 2006 up to 67% in 2014. Such experience in mobilizing relevant budget for domestic safe school implementation can serve as role model for neighbouring countries.

 

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