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Strengthening institutional capacity: a case of school safety trainings in Assam

A capacity building initiative on Disaster Risk Reduction and School Safety by Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), one of the most vibrant state authorities in India, is a path breaking, innovative and first of its kind in South Asia. This three-day programme is designed to inform, sensitise and train school teachers across Assam state on disaster risk reduction (DRR) tools and mythology; thereby transferring knowledge to local communities. This massive three-year long exercise has covered 25 districts, 2,617 Schools, 3,606 teachers and 1,928 children including 1,024 girls.

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