|Watch this DVD online - UNESCO Learning Resource on Natural Disasters|
|"Disaster Master" is an educational board game that deals with natural disaster understanding and prevention. The game conveys messages written on the answer cards that help you understand what natural disasters are and how appropriate actions can reduce the impact of natural disasters.|
It prepares children on each of the 6 key hazards of Pakistan by educating them on:
What is it?
Why does it occur?
How to recognize it?
What to do before the disaster?
What to do during the disaster?
What to do after the disaster?
UNESCO donates 5000 copies of "Disaster Master Game"
UNESCO Promotes "Disaster Master Game" for Hazard Awareness
|UNESCO Islamabad is facilitating the Ministry of Capital Administration & Development (CA&D)in institutionalizing the Disaster Master Game (DMG) in Islamabad. The game was officially launched in Islamabad on 27 September 2012 at|
|Islamabad College for Girls F-6/2 by the Secretary of Ministry of CA&D. Consequently CA&D requested UNESCO to conduct trainings on the use of DMG for identified schools and colleges at six different locations across Islamabad so that the Teachers could facilitate the pedagogical process of utilizing the game at their respective schools with students. UNESCO successfully conducted the trainings and also identified Trainers who could serve as resource persons to conduct similar trainings in future. This is the pilot version of the game and upon receiving the feedback from CA&D, the final version will be re-produced for wider distribution in Pakistan.|
|After 2010 and 2011 floods in Pakistan all the stakeholders agreed that there is a need to review flood management procedures because in wake of global climatic changes we should update and synergies these procedures for loss minimization. In cooperation|
|with the Government of Japan, UNESCO started to facilitate the endeavor through, by upgrading the flood forecasting & early warning systems and risk mapping of flood plains along the Indus River. Read more...|
UNESCO Islamabad in collaboration with Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) and Elementary and Secondary Education Department (E&SE Dept) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has organized a 1-day workshop on development of school safety action plan on 13 December 2011 for the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Read More...
Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA)
School Safety Action Plan