Climate change and prevention of natural disasters
CLIMATE CHANGE AND PREVENTION OF
LEARNING FOR CHANGE
UNESCO’S FIVE PILLARS
Learning to know
Learning to do
Learning to live
Learning to be
Learning to transform
oneself and society.
ESD: climate change and natural
Education for Sustainable Development helps people
understand the impacts of climate change and increase
climate literacy among young people.
Quality ESD is about:
Learning to ask critical questions
Learning to clarify one’s own values
Learning to make more positive
Learning to think systemically
Learning to act through applied
Learning to explore the relationship
between tradition and innovation.
What is the difference between weather and climate? Why is
the climate changing? What human activities affect climate
change? What does our future look like?
Climate and weather
An invisible threat
CHANGING EFFECTS AND IMPACTS
What are the effects of climate change on the planet and
ecosystems? How does climate change impact on different
people around the world? Is everyone affected in the same
Climate change effects.
Effects on the planet.
Impacts on people.
Girls and young women.
DANGERS AND THREATEN THE
Earthquakes and heatwaves
Storms and tropical cyclones
Floods and landslides
Droughts and desertification
Impact on people
94 % of the natural disasters answers to four reasons..
THE HYOGO FRAMEWORK FOR
The five priorities for action
The International Strategy
for Disaster Reduction
Activities of the
The contribution of UNESCO
EDUCATION AND PUBLIC CONSCIENCE
The reduction of the risks is necessary, possible and profitable.
campaign for the
reduction of the disasters
The protection of the
heritage: actions after the
ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE BY REDUCING
DISASTER RISKS: COUNTRY PRACTICES
Implementing disaster risk
reduction as an adaptation
Case examples of country
experience: India (Pune),
Maldives, Peru (Andian
Highlands, South Africa
(Overstrand), United Kingdom
Lessons for implementation
Adaptation to climate change is a relatively new concern, but
it can call on a rich tradition spanning many decades of
practices to reduce disaster risks.