Stay safe and be prepared: a teacher's guide to disaster risk reduction

This Teacher’s Guide is organized around four steps to becoming a DRR educator. The first section underlines why teachers and their schools should take on DRR learning and outlines basic concepts to be able to effectively facilitate DRR learning. The second section provides ideas on how to facilitate DRR learning in class, with colleagues, parents and community members, as well as through co- and extra-curricular activities. The third section elaborates on how to make school a safer place. Finally, the fourth section focuses on how to support students’ psychosocial recovery after a disaster. Some resources and a checklist are provided at the end of the document.

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