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Children, Disasters and Cities of India


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Resource type:Articles
Keywords:Children & young people, Disaster preparedness, resilience and risk reduction, Disaster risk reduction, Disasters, Floods & landslides, Urban
Agency:All India Disaster Mitigation Institute
Date published:February 2015

This issue of focuses on the important theme of Children, Cities and Disasters in India. It tries to highlight all the aspects of building the resilience of children, especially in urban centres to the adverse impacts of disasters and emergencies. Containing very informative and well researched articles, the scope of this issue ranges from the proposed amendments to the HFA2 for building the resilience of children to the various impacts of the Kashmir floods on the children of that state. Instances of good practices as a case study are also included.

This issue of is titled ' Children, Disasters and Cities of India‘. Contents include: (i) Children and Disasters: Considerations for Post-2015 DRR Framework; (ii) Why do Small Disasters Matter too for Children Living in Cities?; (iii) Floods in Kashmir: Impact on Children; (iv) Where are the Children of Kashmir?; (v) Floods in Jammu & Kashmir. (vi) Jammu & Kashmir Floods: What went wrong? (vii) Advancing Children's Rights through Data (viii) A Commendable Journey for a Safer Environment in School; and (ix) Ensuring Fire Safety in Panbazar Girls HS School: Making of a Model for Replication.

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