Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Natural Disaster Preparedness and Education for Sustainable Development

This resource provides details of the development of culturally appropriate and locally relevant educational material for natural disaster preparedness targeting key stakeholder groups and integrates Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) principles and strategies. It aims to develop and strengthen a regional network to implement and further ESD initiatives throughout the region by promoting education for natural disaster preparedness as well as ESD. This will underpin an identified key area of the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disasters.This publication provides insights into effective techniques to develop locally relevant educational materials, and highlights some of the challenges in that field. Full report:

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