Attempt to Typify Disaster Educational Programs – Case Study of the Disaster Management Education Challenge Plan
Kota Tomoyasu*, Reo Kimura*, and Haruo Hayashi**
*Graduate School of Human Science and Environment, Hyogo University
1-1-12, Shinzaike-honcho, Himeji, Hyogo 670-0092, Japan
**Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University
Gokasho, Uji-shi, Kyoto 611-0011, Japan
This study analyzes the disaster educational programs that were implemented under the “Disaster Management Education Challenge Plan,” an education project supported by the Cabinet Office, Government of Japan. In this study, cluster analysis of the characteristics of the disaster educational programs led to categorization of the programs into four types. The results are expected to encourage the general public to launch disaster management educational activities that incorporate practice cases from each of the four types of programs, and will likely spur the development of further programs.
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