• Amtul Hafeez AIOU
  • Zil -e- Huma AIOU


The paper presents the findings of a study about the role of Mobile Technology to create awareness about disaster Risk Reduction. A random and stratified sample of 20 schools and colleges of AJ&K and KPK along with 25 faculty members from Allama Iqbal Open University and Natural Disaster Management Authority staff were selected. Alpha reliability has been checked through cronbach alpha. Mode, Mean, median were run on the data collected through questionnaires. The consent of formal education institutions and Non formal education institutions was taken, i.e; Allama Iqbal Open University and Formal educations‟ heads of institutions‟ opinions and psychometric response was taken to check the teaching throughMobile technology in order to mitigate the risk of natural disaster in future. The objectives of the study were, to find out that mobile technology is useful in informing all of us about risks and ways to reduce our vulnerability. To explore that the mobile technology is suitable in reducing the risk of disasters in developing countries during and post disaster situations. To describe the effects of disaster risk reduction on the lives of the people. For rationalizing the objectives, the study has focused on identification of the instructional technology. The acceptance level was found about the gravity of natural catastrophe and its destruction in education system, in affected areas. The frequency and tendency of opinions were calculated.As a conclusion; to lessen the risk of natural disaster‟s loss in education sector use of mobile in teaching and learning about Disaster Risk Reduction is emphasized.

Author Biographies

Amtul Hafeez, AIOU
Assistant Professor, Distance, Non Formal & Continuing Education
Zil -e- Huma, AIOU
M. Phil Scholar, Distance, Non Formal & Continuing Education


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