Citizen Disaster Science Education for effective disaster risk reduction in developing countries

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Abstract

This paper briefly discusses on the recent scenario in sustainable development goals and disaster risk reduction initiatives. Recent reports state that achievement of the target of SDG on 2030 is questionable however several strategies are placed internationally and locally. It raises the issue on paradigm shift in public awareness through citizen disaster science education, which will provide basic science behind any disaster of their locality that help in taking decisions in reducing exposure, improving preparedness and reaction, response and recovery to any disaster.
Original languageEnglish
Article number12
JournalGeoenvironmental Disasters
Volume7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 3 Apr 2020

Keywords

  • Disaster risk reduction
  • DISASTER
  • Community Research
  • Resilience
  • citizen science
  • PERCEPTUAL DECISION

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