Nations call for safer hospitals and schools to prepare for disasters

Children are among the most vulnerable targets when natural hazards occur. Thousands of school children were among the 220,000 victims of last month’s Indian Ocean tsunami and thousands more have perished in floods, earthquakes and hurricanes across the globe.
The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.
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