Disaster Risk Reduction

In earthquake-prone Kyrgyzstan, an exercise to keep children safe - Earthquakes are one of the most acute disaster risks in Kyrgyzstan. At the school named after Ch. Aitmatov, in the village of Amanbaevo, pupils are now prepared should the worst happen. Read more >>

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Let us start our lesson
Video produced by young Beksultan Niyazbavaev (14) on how to prepare for an earthquake in Batken, Kyrgyzstan.

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Kazakhstan – Youth voices are heard in disaster risk reduction
In Missing you, Erkezhan Kalibekova, 16, describes the loss of her parents, who died in a flash flood in this Central Asian nation. Read more »

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Kyrgyzstan – Disaster Risk Reduction training builds culture of safety
In the village of Chengen in southern Kyrgyzstan, the sights and sounds of the continuing clean-up are everywhere.  Read more »

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Uzbekistan – Disaster readiness training for children
At the Kimyogar summer camp, in the Tashkent region of Uzbekistan, a boy winced with pain as a nurse applied a bandage to his arm.  Read more »

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Kazakhstan – Disaster Risk Reduction programmes at schools
UNICEF and partners teach children to protect themselves from natural disasters.  Read more »

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Georgia  – UNICEF prepares students for potential disasters
In the little village of Mleta, students sat patiently at their desks, listening intently.   Read more »

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  • In earthquake-prone Kyrgyzstan, an exercise to keep children safe

  • Earthquake preparation in a school in Batken, Kyrgyzstan.

  • Kazakhstan – Youth voices are heard in disaster risk reduction

  • Kyrgyzstan – Disaster Risk Reduction training

  • Uzbekistan – Dsaster readiness training for children

  • Kazakhstan – Disaster Risk Reduction programmes

  • Georgia – UNICEF prepares students for potential disasters