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ASEAN Safe School Initiative

This month, the ASEAN member states launched the ASEAN Safe School Initiative (ASSI) Phase II. The initiative’s goal is to strengthen collaboration among the member states so they will continue to build safer schools and strengthen education services so children will be more resilient to disasters. In Southeast Asia, over 100 million children live in areas prone to disasters caused by natural hazards. 14,500 schools in the ASEAN region were fully or partially damaged by natural disasters over the last five years. More…