Training Material

Let's Learn to Prevent Disaster! Five Ways for Kids to Join in Risk Reduction

This booklet aims to provide the educational community and children with an innovative and interactive tool for risk management. Earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, volcanic eruptions and landslides all these are natural phenomena that have occurred throughout the history of humankind. However, rapid population growth, environmental pollution and degradation, and increased poverty, have all contributed to turning these natural phenomena into disasters that cause enormous losses in human lives, infrastructure, and material belongings. It is aimed at children between the ages of 8 and 12, as a supplement to materials already available in schools. Its contents can be used in the teaching of social studies, science and environmental studies, as well as in any other studies that relate to other human groups or countries.

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Published by

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)


Disaster Risk Reduction