Briony Towers

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Preparedness for disasters is universally low; children and families are particularly vulnerable groups. Against this backdrop, research on disaster preparedness for children and families is reviewed, with a focus on disaster preparedness and prevention education programs. Following definitions and theory/rationale, research is critically analyzed. While(More)
This paper first reviews research linked to the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction focusing on ―child-centred disaster risk reduction‖ (CC-DRR), highlighting systemic aspects of disaster prevention and preparedness educational programming to date. However, it is also pointed out that education evaluated to date largely assumes a(More)
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