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OECD Tohoku School
The OECD Tohoku School was created in 2012. It is a joint effort by the Japanese Ministry for Education, Fukushima University and other local stakeholders, supported by the OECD, to help junior and high school students in the Tohoku area to overcome their losses through projects that both support the region’s recovery and help students develop valuable competencies and skills, including resilience for the future. For more information, www.oecd.org/edu/tohoku.
Collaboration with Economic Co-operation Organisation (ECO)
The Wenchuan Earthquake, China, 12 May 2008
OECD Recommendation concerning Guidelines on Earthquake Safety in Schools (2005)
OECD and GeoHazards International Experts' Group Meeting on Earthquake Safety in Schools, 9-11 February 2004
Keeping Schools Safe in Earthquakes (OECD, 2004)
- Seismic Strengthening of School Buildings in Portugal, Parque Escolar (2011)
- "School collapse in the L'Aquila earthquake, Italy" (CELE Exchange, October 2009)
- "School Earthquake Safety in India" (CELE Exchange, June 2007)
- "Earthquake Safety of School Children", Regional Development Dialogue, Vol. 28, No. 2, UNCRD.
- Large-scale Disasters - Lessons Learned (OECD, 2004)
- Educational Facilities and Risk Management - Natural Disasters (OECD, 2004)
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