Disaster Education Vol: 7


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Product Details
Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9780857247377
Published:
01 Jul 2011
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
175 pages - 156 x 234 x 20mm
Series:
Community, Environment and Disaster Risk Management
Education is the key to risk reduction, be it environmental management or disaster risk reduction, and is a process which needs to be embedded at different levels of management and practices to collectively reduce the risk. While school education forms the foundations of the knowledge cycle, for effective knowledge use, it is necessary to link school and community education. Education is linked to enhanced awareness and a key reflection of education is seen in terms of actions. Divided into four sections this book begins with an informative introduction to the subject of disaster risk reduction education and proceeds to highlight key places of education such as family, community, school, and higher education. It then examines approaches, methods and tools before providing a future perspective and pointing to the way ahead. This is the first book of its kind on disaster risk reduction education. A ready reference for practitioners in the field, this book describes and demonstrates different aspects of education in an easy-to-understand form with current academic research and practical field experiences included throughout.
List of Contributors. List of Editors. Brief Introduction to the Series. Brief Introduction to the Volume. Preface. Chapter 1 Disaster Education: An Introduction. Chapter 2 Disaster Education Policy: Current and Future. Chapter 3 Roles of School in Disaster Education. Chapter 4 Roles of Family and Community in Disaster Education. Chapter 5 Essentials of Higher Education in Disaster Risk Reduction: Prospects and Challenges. Chapter 6 Innovative Approaches in Disaster Education. Chapter 7 Implementation Tools for Disaster Education. Chapter 8 “Tsunagaru. Disaster Education. Community, environment and disaster risk Management. Copyright page.

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