Kherad high school in Iran, students made safety bag in their own
designs. They first started
from designs of bag itself, and about water, food, cloth, bed &
shelter, useful tools, medical tools, relaxation items and so on.
They also talked about important things to remember when people
evacuating. These are:
shut off the gas unless there is a leak or a fire. If the gas is turned
off, don’t turn it on again. That
must be done by a qualified technician.
Shoes – heavy enough to protect feet from broken glass and other
debris (consider everybody keeping a pair under the bed).
They listed so many things for emergency
bag, water to pictures of family or lovers. It is also important to have
something to relax.
change and Disaster Reduction/SABA
High School gave us a presentation on “climate change and
They give us an idea of “Man made Disaster is Not
They gave us three points
majority of the warming over the past century is a result of human
are also changing the climate on a more localized level. The
replacement of vegetation by buildings and roads is causing
temperature increases through what's known as the urban heat
can cause an increased tendency for flash floods and mudslides
from heavy rain. Deforestation also produces a climate change
by depleting a source which absorbs carbon dioxide.
the last of presentation, they concluded “collaborate on
international, like NDYS” is one of very important parts of what
we can do.
JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL―Kaohsiung,
Topic of presentation from Taiwan is the earthquake which
was happend in September 21st in 1999 in Taiwan.
2,415 people lost their lives, and over 8,000 people are
injured in the earthquake. Theiy presented the situation at that
time by video, and it has impacts.
House are cillapsed, land ascentded, and road is cracked,
we can knw how hard the situation was.
The video shows the way of recovering from earthquake.
It shows many volunteers were gatherd from everywhere, road
and houses were reconstructed, Buddhistisc leader prayed for
victims, charity concerts in their school, raisng foundation by
performance and selling things to correct foundation.
There can be found many ways of recovery, from their
presentations. In 2009 it will have been ten years past from the
time earthquake happend.
Taiwan will be the place of NDYS 2009 to be held.
In Preparation for NDYS 2008 In Trinidad and Tobago/Abe
of Spain, Trindad and Tobago
The last presentation is from
Trinidad and Tobago. NDYS forum 2008 will be held in there from
26th of April.
In the presentation, many activities which were held in
Trinidad and Tobago was explained. Students in High Schools made
, and questiond to local people about variety of issues.
Those activities in TnT are;
and River cleaning
NDYS 2008 soon will be
We are looking forward to the forum.
Next newsletter will be
about this forum.