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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 54-57

Effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding disaster management among the school teachers


Staff Nurse, Karuna Medical College Hospital, Kerala, India

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Disasters in any form cause major destruction to the structure of the society. It claims more lives and properties also. The concept of disaster preparedness is the need of the hour. This can reduce the impact of disaster on human lives. School is a place where young children spend most of the time. The teachers are responsible for the safety of children at school. Educating them on disaster management may be helpful in crisis situation. Hence a study to evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding disaster management among the school teachers was conducted among 60 school teachers selected by adopting simple random sampling method. The results found that the intervention was effective in improving the knowledge of teachers on disaster management.


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