100th anniversary San Francisco: "Too many children are killed in schools when disasters strike"

As the United States commemorates the 100th anniversary of the San Francisco earthquake of April 18, 1906, one of the worst earthquakes in U.S. history, the director of the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction secretariat recalls the importance of education in disaster risk reduction policies.
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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