Education and Training for Disaster Risk Reduction Including Climate Change Adaptation

Authored by: Emmanuel M. Luna

The Routledge Handbook of Disaster Risk Reduction Including Climate Change Adaptation

Print publication date:  April  2017
Online publication date:  September  2017

Print ISBN: 9781138924567
eBook ISBN: 9781315684260
Adobe ISBN: 9781317408659

10.4324/9781315684260.ch23

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Abstract

Building awareness and competence are fundamental tasks in disaster risk reduction (DRR) including climate change adaptation (CCA). While there are several education-related agendas for DRR, the education arena for climate change ‘lacks a coherent framework that articulates how education can combat climate change’ (Anderson 2010, p. 6). Anderson (2010) identified five education agenda and communities of practice (Table 23.1).

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