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|Needs for Disaster Risks Reduction Education in Nigeria
|Wand, Moses Zira
Ayuba, Ijeoma G.U.
Asika, Bitrus G.
|disaster risk education
|IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology (IOSR-JESTFT)
|Vol. 9;Iss. 1, Ver. III; PP 43-47
|This paper reviews disaster risk reduction and the need to involve disaster education in educational institutions curriculum for sustainable quality education. Disaster encompass serious disruption of the functioning of society causing wide spread human, material, economic, or environmental losses which exceeds the ability of the affected community to cope, using its own resources. Rising concern on disaster risks in all countries is evidenced in the number of major disasters and the amount of losses sustained there-from have been on the increase. Framework of Action (HFA) stresses the “use of knowledge, innovation and education to build a culture of safety and resilience.” This paper advocates turning human knowledge into local action to reduce disaster risks. The basic principles should outline the general objectives and scope of disaster risks reduction at schools and educational materials to teach all stages of disaster risks reduction through quality education.
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