Tsunami survivor Petra Nemcova: Education on natural disasters has power to save lives


It was important to know that when you can arm yourself with knowledge how to recognize early warning signs of a tsunami and what to do when a tsunami happens or other natural disasters, then you know what to do. The power of education is not just to transform lives, the power of education is to save lives. When we build, build in a disaster resilience way, it is not worth it to just build in a normal way, there is a little bit extra cost, but that, at the end of the day, , if you need to keep rebuilding because of natural disaster, you are losing a lot more money and on top, you lose lives.

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