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Title Disaster risk reduction challenge badge / developed in collaboration with Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, World Organization of the Scout Movement
Published Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (207 pages) : color illustrations, color maps
Series YUNGA learning and action series
Youth and United Nations Global Alliance learning and action series.
Summary The Disaster Risk Reduction challenge badge is designed to help educate children and young people about hazards, disasters, and how the crucial role disaster risk reduction plays for life on our planet. This material is appropriate for use in school classes, Guide or Scout groups and other youth related groups. It includes a wide range of activities and ideas to stimulate learning about disaster risk reduction and promote action in local communities. This booklet includes basic background information on disaster risk reduction. It explains what hazards are and what makes some hazards turn into disasters. It explains the factors that put people at risk, and which groups are more vulnerable. It then provides information on preventing, reducing, and preparing for specific hazards. It explains what is involved in recovery work, and finally, provides concrete actions for making a difference on an individual level
Notes "11"--Spine
"Challenge badge 11"--Cover
"Challenge badges 11."
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Subject Emergency management -- Juvenile literature
Hazard mitigation -- Juvenile literature
Risk management -- Juvenile literature
Emergency management.
Hazard mitigation.
Risk management.
Genre/Form Juvenile works.
Form Electronic book
Author Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, issuing body, sponsoring body.
United Nations. Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, sponsoring body.
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, sponsoring body.
World Scout Bureau, sponsoring body.
ISBN 9251320799
9789251320792