“Knopal” imparts disaster education in the most participative and innovative manner using platforms such as visual simulation devices to depict real time disaster situation and postcards for sharing of local knowledge and experiences.
Currently the program is managed by a team of 5 people comprising of a Program Manager , 2 Disaster Education Specialist , IT Coordinator and a Communication Consultant who come together with the visual simulation techniques to educate the students on the disaster preparation drills. http...
Stage 4: Transition to Scale
Implementation in the local community
Disaster Risk Reduction, Urbanization and Education
Disaster Risk Reduction, Urbanization and EducationSEE LESS
More than 35,000 classrooms were destroyed in the Nepal earthquake and more than 1 million children did not have a school to return to. As earthquake struck on Saturday – a school holiday, therefore the children casualty was not much as it could have been. With this backdrop, they conducted a rapid research on some of the school to discover that disaster education is dealt very minutely on the school curriculum. Moreover, besides curriculum there aren’t any platforms which provides students with disaster education.
Introduce natural disaster related education in an innovative manner. The targeted population is the primary and secondary school children. They use socio-technical innovations such as virtual simulation devices infused with latest emergency preparedness drills and guidelines.
Students of the local communities and families
Mission and Vision
To create an innovative and participatory platform where children from different platforms can acquire disaster education using modern tools such as VR devices and customized postcards.
More than 1000 children from all over Nepal will have improved understanding about natural disasters and ways to respond during such situations by end of 2018.
Planned Goals and Milestones
Currently being implemented in different parts of Nepal but can be scaled up to all the natural disaster prone areas across the globe
|Projected Cumulative Lives Impacted||1,000|