Design posters on do’s and don’ts of various hazards prevalent in that area. Visit a slumcommunity and enact the skit by using the poster. The skit and the posters can also be usedto make the junior students aware.
Note for the teacher:
Better awareness and preparedness amongst the communitymembers have saved a lot of life and property. As responsible future citizens of the country,students play a major role in awaring the community to be better prepared for natural hazards(flood, cyclone, landslide, tsunami etc) and human induced hazards (fire rail road and airaccidents). Local language should be used so that the community is able to have a betterunderstanding. The Principal along with the teachers can belp the students in organizing ameeting with the local slum community).
Project 3- Preparation of Models of Disaster Resilient Structures
Make layouts of models based on structural improvement in buildings in a rural/ urbancommunity in coastal areas prone to floods/cyclones or in areas prone toearthquakes/landslides. Show the special features of the building and indicate the earlywarning system that could be best used in that community
(Note for Teachers:
To carry out the project, there is a need to have a good understandingabout the subject. The Class X textbook on Disaster Management will help the teachers andthe students to have a fair understanding about the topic. However, the school also needs toseek support from qualified engineers, and architects who have knowledge on safeconstruction practices from either the Government or private sector and also from academicinstitutions. Qualified engineers and architects can be invited by the principal of the school forlectures and also to suggest methods of carrying out the models. For assessing the projectcarried out by the school, these qualified persons may also be invited).
Project 4 – Pocket Guide on First Aid
Prepare a pocket guide on First Aid for your school . The First Aid pocket guide shold containaid that needs to be given for fractures, poisioning, cuts and burns, heat and cold wave andother threats that are prevalent in that area. The content shared in the guide should besupported with adequate pictures so as to give a clear and elaborate understanding about thetopic. Choose awareness campaign strategy for either senior citizens or illiterate people andprepare a brief write-up.
(Note for the teacher:
The project can be carried out by a group of students in a class andwork can be equally divided amongst the students so that the teachers are able to evaluatethem easily. Doctor. Local health practitioners, trained volunteers of Red Cross andprofessionals from other agencies/bodies/institute, proficient in this field can be consulted toprepare the first-aid pocket guide. This guide can be printed by the school administration andshared with all the students, teachers and other staff members of the school. It can be usedas a ready reckoner for any First Aid related information.