A disaster is a perceived tragedy, being either a naturalcalamity or man-made catastrophe. Tens of thousandsof deaths in schools since the year 2000, in only 9MAJOR disasters in , El Salvador, Venezuela, Italy,Turkey, Cambodia, USA, Pakistan, China
More than 28,000 children and teachers lost their livesin unsafe school buildings.
At least India4,500 schools were completely destroyedand more than 37,000 were heavily damaged.
Annually, flooding alone displaces more than half-amillion children from school for extended periods of time.