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The study sought to find out the relationship between awareness and status of implementation of disaster risk reduction measures in terms of information dissemination and advocacy campaign, policy mechanisms, organizational structure and mitigation measures to ensure the safety of the pupils, school personnel, properties and records. The findings showed that there was a significant relationship on the level of awareness of the respondents and the status of implementation of disaster risk reduction measures. There was no significant difference on the level of awareness between the school heads in the mainland and island elementary schools. The respondents possess some extent of knowledge on disaster risk reduction measures. It can be implied that the efforts of the government to raise the awareness is effective. Furthermore, the respondents’ awareness has influenced their status of implementation of the measures.
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