A safer school is a place where learning for children and teaching for teachers can occur in a resilient environment free of intimidation, risks and fears of disaster. AIDMI launched its New Website www.aidmi.org
Our Partners
During the response to a disaster in India and in the region, several local civil society organisations and institutions have come forward for short to long-term associations with the campaign to implement the Child’s Right to Safer Schools Campaign activities. These local partners are:
  • Ahmedabad Management Association (AMA)
  • Centre for Sustainable Development and Food Security in Ladakh (CENSFOOD)
  • Centre for Youth and Social Development (CYSD)
  • Chennai Emergency Management Exercise (CEMEx)
  • Community Science Centers, Dalit Watch
  • Gram Swaraj Sangh (GSS)
  • Gramin Vikas Sewa Samiti (GVSS)
  • Handicap International
  • Kalvi Kendra
  • Kajla Janakalyan Samity (KJKS)
  • Mahila Vikas Ashram (MVA)
  • Mumbai Emergency Management Exercise (MEMEx I and II)
  • Nari Gunjan
  • Rural Development and You (RDY)
  • Rural Upliftment Centre (RUC)
  • Samajik Shaikshanik Vikas Kendra (SSVK)
  • Samarpan
  • Sabuj Sangha
  • Society for Women Action Development (SWAD)
  • Vadhwani Foundation
  • West Bengal Voluntary Health Association (WBVHA)
  • Women's Organisation for Socio-Cultural Awareness (WOSCA) from India.
Meanwhile, Care Society in Maldives, Link Emergency Aid and Development (LEAD) and Cyclone Orphan Project from Myanmar and coastal schools in Bangladesh have invited AIDMI to implement the Safer Schools Campaign in their respective countries.

Various states have supported the Safer Schools campaign as an indication of their awareness about making schools safer in their territories. Among them are government departments and agencies such as:
  • Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC)
  • Ahmedabad Traffic Police
  • Gujarat Council of Science City
  • Gujarat Council on Science and Technology (GUJCOST)
  • Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
  • Institute of Management and Public Administration in Jammu and Kashmir
  • Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC)
  • National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)
  • National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM)
  • Office of the Chief Educational Officer – Villupuram and Cuddalore districts, Tamil Nadu
  • Office of the Divisional Commissioner in Jodhpur, Rajasthan
  • Office of the Zonal Education Office, Jammu and Kashmir
  • Sardar Patel University
  • Saurashtra University

In terms of providing resources and guidance, the campaign has received support from:
  • American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (AJJDC)
  • American Jewish World Service (AJWS)
  • Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)
  • Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)
  • ChildFund India
  • Commonwealth Foundation of United Kingdom
  • Concern Worldwide India
  • Cordaid
  • European Union (EU)
  • European Commission Humanitarian Aid (ECHO)
  • Good Sleep
  • Movimondo
  • Oxfam Communities Aid Abroad (OCAA)
  • Reuters
  • Save the Children India
  • Tag International Development
  • Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC)
  • Yayasan Kristen Untuk Kesehatan Umum (YAKKUM).

Several UN agencies have extended their support to the Safer Schools Campaign with support from ProVention Consortium. The campaign conducted its pilot school safety audit in sixty schools from six disaster affected states of India. The United Nations / International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN/ISDR) has supported the advocacy of the Safer Schools Campaign as well as shared knowledge of the campaign publications to its partners and donors. It has also referred audiences through their website.
  • United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation in UNDP (UNOSSC)
  • United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
  • United Nations Disaster Management Team (UNDMT)
  • United Nations Development Program (UNDP), India.
They have generously supported AIDMI’s development of the ‘Making Schools Safer’ training module which is meant for regional trainers and the launch of this product.