Educational material

  • Do more with your content!Discover PreventionWeb Services

  • Email sent!

    An email has been sent to the email addresses provided, with a link to this content.

    Thank you for sharing!

    OK

Mr Konntou and Timalin

Source(s):  Indian Ocean Tsunami Information Center (IOTIC)
Mauritius Meteorological Service (MMS)
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters (UNESCO)

This comic book is an educational resource on tsunamis in the context of Mauritius, accompanied by a quiz and glossary. The growing sophistication of the Mauritian way of life, infrastructure and economy makes them increasingly vulnerable to natural hazards and human-induced disasters. Tsunamis are rare when compared to tropical cyclones or floods but the destruction they cause to society are considerable, as were the case with Indonesia (2004) and Japan (2011).

This comic book is the outcome of a unique collaborative effort. The Association pour le Developpment Durable (ADD) took the initiative for the production, the Mauritius Meteorological Services provided the funds and the University of Technology (UTM) undertook the design and graphic work.

Format

Format Printed documents
Number of pages/running time 23 p.

Target audiences

Primary

Group: Children

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




Add this content to your collection!

Enter an existing tag to add this content to one or more of your current collections. To start a new collection, enter a new tag below.

See My collections to name and share your collection
Back to search results to find more content to tag

Log in to add your tags
  • Language(s) English
  • Price Free

Please note:Content is displayed as last posted by a PreventionWeb community member or editor. The views expressed therein are not necessarily those of UNDRR PreventionWeb, or its sponsors. See our terms of use