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Episode 10: Safer Schools – Building Resilience in Education Infrastructure

May 2023

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About This Episode

In this episode, Francis Ghesquiere, Practice Manager at the World Bank and Head of the Secretariat for the GFDRR hosts Vivian Argueta, Chief Resilience Officer at the Cali Chamber of Commerce in Colombia and Fernando Ramirez Cortes, Senior Disaster Risk Management Specialist at the World Bank. The discussion takes us through the importance of resilient school infrastructure in the face of disaster risk and climate change, providing a working definition of what is meant by infrastructure in this context, before demonstrating the impacts that natural disasters are already having on education, emphasising the 175 million children falling victim to natural disasters every year.

The Speakers

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Francis Ghesquiere

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Vivian Argueta

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Fernando Ramirez Cortes

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