Theoretical knowledge background: • According to CRED – “Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters” the total number of people affected by disaster type from 2000 – 2019 breaks down to the following data: A. 41% - 1.65 billion people affected by floods. B. 35% - 1.43 billion people affected by droughts. C. 18% - 727 million people affected by storms. D. 3% - 118 million people affected by earthquakes. E. 3% - 109 million people affected by extreme temperatures, volcanic activity, landslides and wildfires. • For more on the subject visit: https://www.cred.be/ • This data urges us to take up immediate action on precaution and prevention measures bearing in mind that as educators we have the duty to inform and protect the most vulnerable age groups in our society and that is, our children students. • For more information on how children are different in coping with disasters visit the CDC – “Centers for Disease Control and Prevention” or click on https://www.cdc.gov/childrenindisasters/differences.html Overall aim of activities: • To familiarize Ss with the subject of natural disasters, specifically earthquakes. • To engage Ss in fruitful dialogue on precaution and prevention measures against disasters. • To engage Ss in rich learning material to make learning fun, experiential and communicative. Objectives: By the end of the lessons Ss will have gained/ learnt: • Practical knowledge on the subject touching upon the science of the phenomenon. • Linguistic knowledge touching upon special vocabulary used in describing and expressing themselves in emergency situations. • Confidence in dealing with difficult disaster situations.
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