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Teachers And Awareness: A Case Study of Landslide Hazard In Penang Island
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Vijaya Govindasamy, Habibah Lateh
s - environmental issue, awareness, knowledge, teachers, landslide, hazard, education, Penang Island,
A study of awareness of landslide hazards have been conducted among secondary school teachers. The survey focused on four schools which are located in landslide areas and same methodologies were adopted to collect data from each school. Guided and close-ended questionnaires were distributed to 60 teachers in four selected schools in Penang Island. From the survey, the results showed knowledge and awareness of landslide hazards among the teachers are average. There need to be addressed if landslide hazard had to be detected at an earlier and beginning stage. The results of the survey of teachers indicate that more than 20 percent of teachers lacked of landslide knowledge and below 50 percents of the teachers' awareness of the landslide is average.
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