Safer School Construction Case Study Research

Published by
Columbia SIPA
Authored by
Donna Chu, Gabrielle Apollon, Kelly Ogden-Schuette
School Management - Safe Schools and Learning Environments
School Management - School Infrastructure and Construction

Our project involved a review of case studies associated with safer school construction. As INEE notes in their guidance notes, the 2008 earthquake in China killed more than 7,000 children in their schools and the cyclone in Bangladesh in 2007 destroyed 496 school buildings and damaged more than 2000