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Climate extreme: how young people can respond to disasters ina changing world

Source(s):  Plan International

This "child-friendly" climate change report considers the vital role children play in community disaster risk reduction activities in Asia. Instead of seeing them as nothing more than victims in disasters, it gives children in the developing world knowledge about how to prepare and reduce risks they could face when disasters impact their communities.

Presenting examples of crucial roles children have played in disaster preparedness, community education, hazard identification and in evacuation and first aid during disasters, the learning tool is a more digestible version of the 594-page of Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX), produced by a panel of climate experts.


Format Printed documents
Sub-format Booklet (<30 pages)
Number of pages/running time 28 p.

Target audiences


Group: Children

Sub-group: Secondary school age (12-18 years)

Educational usage

reading level Educational (secondary reading level)
educational usage Curricular/Formal  •  Extra-curricular/Informal
Curricular Disaster Management  •  Geography  •  Natural Sciences, Earth Sciences, Physics  •  Social Studies / Social Sciences

Additional information

Published in Australia

Dissemination history

Scale <5,000

Stategy: Stand alone (general distribution)

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  • Year of publication 2012
  • Author(s) Amalia Fawcett
  • Language(s) English
  • Price Unknown

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