Depositories of Awareness, Preparedness, and Education Materials in Indonesia, Thailand and The Philippines

jtic depositoris 20110713 thumbnailFollowing the series of tsunami disasters after 2004, a lot of effort was put not only into developing tsunami early warning systems but also into community preparedness. A number of awareness, preparedness and education tools and materials were developed through various activities by national and international institutions.
Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines are among the countries that have developed numbers of these materials for public, community and schools (i.e., public awareness tools, assessment tools, training material, best practice information and other relevant information). However, some of these materials are now out of print and some are only available in electronic copies for wider public usage.
This booklet provides information of a depository of tsunami awareness and education available in Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines. All publication documented and recorded in this booklet (books, booklets, comics, posters, leaflets, stickers, CDs/DVDs as well as games) are availeble dan can be adapted, re-produced or re-printed as needed for a more wider public usage.
This booklet also provides contact information of institution or organization that have the owenership or the publication, any interested organization who are interested to adapt or re-produce these materials can either contact the organization directly or through the Jakarta Tsunami Information Center of UNESCO Office Jakarta.  (excerpt from book).

The booklet was produced by UNESCO and the Jakarta Tsunami Information Centre, with funding support from United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. 2011.

Depositories of Awareness, Preparedness, and Education Materials
in Indonesia, Thailand and The Philippines 
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