This Self-Learning Module (SLM) is prepared so that you, our dear learners, can continue your studies and learn while at home. Activities, questions, directions, exercises, and discussions are carefully stated for you to understand each lesson. Each SLM is composed of different parts. Each part shall guide you step-bystep as you discover and understand the lesson prepared for you.
This module is intended to help you understand the key concepts, its principles and elements of disaster risk and reduction. Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) is the concept and practice of reducing disaster risks through analysis and management of the causal factors of disasters.
The module consists of one lesson:
- Discuss the Key Concepts, Principles and Elements of Disaster Risk Reduction
After going through this module, you are expected to:
1. explain the key concepts and principles of DRR;
2. distinguish the elements of DRRR; and
3. cite the significance of understanding the concepts, principles and elements of DRR
Please use this module with care. Do not put unnecessary marks on any part of this SLM. Use a separate sheet of paper in answering the exercises and tests. And read the instructions carefully before performing each task.