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School Going Children's Knowledge on Disaster Preparedness: A Study from Selected Areas of Bangladesh

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dc.contributor.author Islam, Md. Ekhtekharul
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-14T06:50:27Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-14T06:50:27Z
dc.date.issued 2017-07-07
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/2269
dc.description.abstract Bangladeshis one of the most vulnerable countries to natural disasters in the world. Children, in particular, are confronted by multifaceted challenges of disaster as they are very sensitive and socially excluded in our country. reducing vulnerability to disaster by increasing the level of preparedness among school going children is an essential development agenda. In this context, the study among to explore different dimension knowledge on disaster preparedness among school going children in Bangladesh. A mixed method strategy ( qualitative and quantitative) is employed to conduct the study. Interview are conducted among children from primary and secondary school from five different disaster prone ares of Bangladesh. In the beginning the paper describes sample characteristics children knowledge on disaster preparedness from various formal and informal sources. The regular source includes textbook, and informal sources includes TV, radio, internet, family, community, friends and experience. different factors affecting disaster preparedness knowledge among children includes that parent's. However, basic knowledge on drought among children has significantly negative correlation with knowledge on disaster preparedness. In the end, the study presents particular policy recommendation to address children's emergency preparedness issues in local and international development discourse en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher East West University en_US
dc.subject Disaster preparedness, Children Knowledge en_US
dc.title School Going Children's Knowledge on Disaster Preparedness: A Study from Selected Areas of Bangladesh en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US


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