1. Disaster: A serious disruption of the functioning of a society involving human, and material, and impacts that exceed the ability of the affected society to cope using its own resources.
2. Disaster risk reduction: The practice of reducing disaster risks through systematic efforts to analyze and manage the causal factors of disasters.
3. Mitigation : The lessening of the adverse impacts of hazards and related disasters
4. Preparedness: The capacity developed by organizations, to effectively anticipate, respond to, and recovers from the impacts of disaster events.
5. Prevention: The outright avoidance of adverse impacts of hazards and related disasters.
6. Public awareness: The extent of common knowledge about disaster risks, the factors that lead to disasters and the actions that can be taken, to reduce vulnerability to hazards.
7. Resilience: The ability of a society exposed to hazards to resist, absorb, adapt to and recover from the effects of a disaster.
8. Hyogo Framework for Action – a global blueprint for disaster risk reduction efforts between 2005 and 2015 – by providing specific operational guidance for promoting disaster risk reduction.
MAN MADE DISASTER (FIRE)
This activity enables the students to understand about the nature of the man made and disaster and how we can handle the situation.
* Type the URL link given below in the browser or scan the QR code. A page opens with “Play” symbol.
* When we touch it , It opens into another page with instuctions. When we finish that it opens into another page. Contains many fire fighting vehicles.
* Select the vehicle of your choice then do every thing according to the given instructions.
* At last when we finish everything ie quench the fire we will be satisfied for our task.
*Pictures are indicative only.