International Strategy for Disaster Reduction
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Riskland: Educational kit on how to prevent disasters

SpanishEnglish – Portuguese
Creole - Maya
 

This educational kit provides the user with materials which have been adapted locally and which help teach kids about disaster prevention in a fun way

Teaching and Information Materials

“Volcano daily” is intended to make young people around the world aware of the dangers posed by volcanoes and which preventive measures to take. By ISDR and PAHO


Brochure: What do you know about fire hazards?


A guide to prepare risk maps.
By ISDR and PAHO

     
Educational Materials on-line:

The following educational materials have been developed locally and facilitate education on disaster reduction

CD CRID


Teacher´s
Manual

Toward a Culture of Disaster Prevention
Recursos de información sobre gestión integrada de riesgo y desastres a nivel municipal
Recursos de información sobre análisis del riesgo e inversión pública en América Latina y el Caribe

Colombia

Sistema Nacional para la Prevención y Atención de Desastres Dirección de Prevención y Atención de Desastres
CD: Cuentos Infantiles I y II

For more information please: informacionpub@dgpad.gov.co
www.dgpad.gov.co


 
Audiovisual materials

Radio Drama “Hurricane Season” (Spanish only), produced by ISDR, PAHO, MIO and CEPREDENAC

Radio Drama “Tremors of the Heart” (Spanish only), produced by ISDR, PAHO, UNDP and CEPREDENAC


Riskland DVD, a five-minute instruction on how to use this game locally, produced by ISDR and UNICEF
Toño Pizote 
Interactive CD-ROM, on how to prevent forest fires Produced by ISDR, MINAE and others


For more information, please contact: Ana María Bejar at scfcub@enet.cu
CD Forest Fires
on how to prevent forest fires. Produced by Citma, MINED, Cuban Civil Defence and Save the Children UK

For more information, please contact: Ana María Bejar at scfcub@enet.cu
CD Panchis Tocororo
CD-ROM Educational game on disaster reduction. Produced by Cuban Civil Defence, Save the Children UK.

For more information, please contact: Ricardo Pérez at rperez@ecu.ops-oms.org
CD Disaster ABC
Interactive CD-ROM on disaster prevention. Produced by PAHO/WHO.
A Caribbean Audio Soap Opera
“ the rough season” is an audio soap opera focused on disaster risk reduction issues in the Caribbean region.
  © UN/ISDR