Updated Apr 04, 2018
“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.https://hyusocial.wordpress.com/2017/12/21/knopal-nepal/
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.