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Red Bear Survival Camp in Thailand
- Disaster Educational Workshop for Students -
27th-29th May 2016
All photos courtesy of JFBKK

In 2011, both Japan and Thailand went through tragic disasters: Great Earthquake and Tsunami hit Japan, followed soon after by a big flood in Thailand that brought severe damage in wide areas of the country. Since then, the concept of "Disaster Prevention" or "Disaster Risk Reduction" has widely been acknowledged by Thai society and people.

The Japan Foundation, Bangkok (JFBKK) has conducted various projects on "Disaster Education" since 2012, under the aim of promoting the awareness of disaster preparedness in Thailand, by sharing knowledge and experience together with other countries throughout Asia. Especially, the "Red Bear Survival Camp in Thailand" launched in 2014 is a workshop event for children and youth to learn useful ideas to prepare for natural disasters in fun and creative ways.

This time, JFBKK will organize the 5th workshop of Red Bear Survival Camp in Thailand on the coming 27th to 29th May, 2016 for the students from Chitralada Vocational School. We hope your kind attention to this event, so that the awareness for disaster preparedness can be more broadly reached through out Thailand.

Schedule 27th (Fri) to 29th (Sun) May, 2016 (Consecutive 3 days)

  • Training for Trainers (Training Session for Facilitators) 27th Friday, May 2016
    9:30 - 10:00   Registration
    10:00 - 13:00   Official Opening Ceremony
    13:00 - 16:30   Training for Trainers / Preparation for the Program
  • Red Bear Survival Camp - Practice Session -28th Saturday, May 2016
    8:00 -  9:00   Registration
    9:00 - 12:00   Orientation
    Lecture by Japanese Expert (Mr. Hirokazu Nagata, President of NPO +arts) on Red Bear Survival Camp
    13:00 - 15:30   Practice Each Game Station by Group (Rehearsal)
  • Red Bear Survival Camp - Full Implementation - 29th Sunday, May 2016
    8:30 - 9:00   Registration
    9:15 - 15:30   Full Implementation of Red Bear Survival Camp (Students will try 9 disaster educational games in total.)
    16:00 - 16:30   Closing Ceremony

Venue Chitralada Vocational School (Approx. 130 students will join the Red Bear Survival Camp)

Credits
Co-organized by: The Japan Foundation, Bangkok
Sirindhorn Special Task Unit, Ruamkatanyu Foundation
Club Creative Co., Ltd.
Chitralada Vocational School and Bureau of the Royal Household
Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA)
Supported by: Chitralada Alumni Association
In cooperation with: NPO +arts

Contact *Anyone who would like to join/cover the event either day on
                   27th to 29th May, please kindly contact below in advance.
The Japan Foundation, Bangkok Tel: 02-260-8560-3, Fax: 02-260-8565
Mr. Wathana Onpanich wathana@jfbkk.or.th (English, Thai)
Ms. Haruka Nakajima nakajima@jfbkk.or.th (English, Japanese)

   

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