7 October 2008 - Disaster preparedness for schools in the Philippines

Tape#: JN 7931
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Production date: 8 July 2008

Duration: 2:10

Keywords: UNICEF, children, emergencies, disaster preparedness, Philippines, volcano, Mount Mayon

Main shooting locations: Albay Province, Philippines

Main sequences: International Day for Disaster Reduction, 8 October, arrives this year in the wake of a series of earthquakes, cyclones and hurricanes that have highlighted the urgent need to reduce disaster risk. In the Philippines, a country that on average receives 14 typhoons a year, schools serve the whole community as evacuation centres in times of emergency. 

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