Disaster management - awareness and preparedness in schools.

Teachers training programme
-Training on fire safety
Development of coloring book for the primary section
Preparation of School DM plans
-Schools to prepare DM plans based on the hazard that they are vulnerable to.
Steps for preparation of DM Plans
• Sensitisation meeting for awareness of Teachers, School Management and students.
• Formation of School Disaster Management Committee

Social Mapping - Schools
- Class rooms in the school building
- Laboratories
- Play Ground
- School Canteen
- Library
Resource Map - Schools
- Human resources
- School Buses
- Generators
- Fire extinguishers
- Stretchers
- Drinking water sources
- Health Centre in the school
Vulnerability/ Risk Map - School
- Children in pre- school and primary section
- Physically challenged
- Identification of potentially vulnerable areas in the school
Safe and Alternate route Mapping
- Identification of safe places in the school
- Alternative staircases/ routes to be identified
School DM Team
Early Warning Team
- School teacher
- Student (3 nos. most communicative)

Activity/ Event Organising Team

- Disaster management teacher
- Art and Craft teacher Music teacher
- Prefects/ active students
School DM Team:
Search and Rescue
– Sports teachers
– Male teacher
– Prefect (students 2 nos)

Evacuation
- All class teachers
– First Aid team
- Resident doctor of the school/medical consultant
- Teachers 2nos.
- Students 2 numbers (10th / 12th class)
Fire safety
- Teachers (2 numbers)
- Students (4 numbers, 10th class)
Site security team
- School security staff
- Teacher (1 numbers)
- Students (2 numbers)

7. Training of School Disaster Management Teams
- Search and Rescue
- First Aid
- Trauma Counseling
- Fire fighting
8. Planning to be disseminated to everyone in the School.
9. Mock Drill
- Drills to be carried out twice a year
- Drills should be hazard specific

10. Plan Updation
- Plans to be updated every six months
- Plan to be approved by the Disaster Management Committee.

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Comment by Justin Sharpe on September 28, 2009 at 18:48
Thanks for posting this Himadri! There are some very interesting ideas in this list as well as useful points for schools to be following.

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