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A fun and funny comic strip for kids that shows what to do and what not to do to prepare for the ups and downs of life ... From crossing the road to earthqua...
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A complete set of lessons for primary school age children dealing with flood, fire, earthquake, lightning, hail, hygiene and WASH. EVERY lesson has a plan, teacher notes and resources. This can be viewed and resources downloaded by here


Lesson plans for teaching about hazards and how to prepare for them Scheme of work and lesson plans for using the edu4hazards.org website - A series of seven 1 hour lessons - Use all or just one or two! This is also followed by a series of six lesson on flood hazards and responses tailored specifically for the UK curriculum for Key Stage Three, but also useful for GCSE classes!

shake table My shake table design using a variable speed drill

disaster_myths.doc Learn why people don't do anything to prepare based on 'what they have heard, rather than facts!

Earthquake epicenters exerciseA great exercise that allows students to work out earthquake epicenters from real data - better for older kids (14+)

A coloring Book! A coloring book for learning about preparedness for younger kids!

FEMA earthquake preparedness for children Excellent FEMA resource for teaching about earthquakes and carrying out drills with children -My favorite is the 'shimy-shake' song with younger kids! A series of lessons for a range of age groups.

Boy vs Brick movie (45 secs) Who will win...A great advert/resource...Why isn't this on youtube? Really great idea for engaging teenage age group...makes them laugh and think

How Big was that quake? A resource from Team Safe-T that helps students to investigate how large an earthquake was...

VERY simple shake table This shake table design is perfectly easy to make...you need cardboard drink trays, elastic bands, marbles, elastic bands and staples. Students build structures from marshmallows and cocktails sticks to see how it responds in an earthquake..suitable for ANY age group

What causes earthquakes? Film showing how earthquakes occur using simple visualizations

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New Silly Timmy Interactive iBooK

Created by Justin Sharpe Feb 4, 2013 at 7:51am. Last updated by Justin Sharpe Sep 23.

Surfacing Learning for DRR/Resiience - A proposed methodology

Created by Justin Sharpe Oct 26, 2014 at 12:03pm. Last updated by Justin Sharpe Oct 26, 2014.

New Silly Timmy comic strips as Vine video

Created by Justin Sharpe Aug 22, 2013 at 1:48pm. Last updated by Justin Sharpe Aug 22, 2013.

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Climate-smart agriculture manual for agriculture education in Zimbabwe

This training manual aims to support the transformation of Zimbabwe's agriculture sector into a sustainable production system by maximising the climate opportunities and reducing climate change related risks on the agriculture sector. It was designed to provide adequate and effective training on climate change issues to agricultural extension...

E-learning course on DRR & CCA

This self-paced e-learning training course on disaster risk reducation (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) consists of four modules based on the broad expertise of the Swiss NGO DRR Platform and its partners. The course modules cover the key concepts of DRR and CCA, practical case studies of different geographic contexts, illustrative...

Gender, climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction

This training module provides basic information and learning tools needed to understand and advocate for the integration of gender perspectives into regional-, national- and community-level climate change adaptation and disaster risk initiatives.It covers the following topics: Integrated response to climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction Gender...

Climate change adaptation in human settlements using integrated water resources management tools

This training manual has been developed as part of the United Nations Development Account Project on developing the capacities of Arab countries for climate change adaptation by applying integrated water resources management (IWRM) tools. The project aims to provide a set of regionally appropriate IWRM tools for supporting climate change adaptation...

Sphere Project playing cards

The Sphere Project playing cards each include a brief message taken from the Sphere Handbook 2011 Edition. The 52 cards include extracts from the Humanitarian Charter, Protection Principles, Core Standards and sectoral chapters.The cards are a training resource for trainers and participants at Sphere workshops and they can use them in any way they wish....

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Infographic of research

Posted by Justin Sharpe on October 4, 2017 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

I wanted to show my PhD research findings in an easily digestible and accessible manner, so I created this infographic:…

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Silly Timmy Disaster Comic - Bahasa Malaysian

Posted by Justin Sharpe on October 2, 2017 at 7:22pm 0 Comments

The original versions of these are almost four years old now, but after some being translated into major European languages that are spoken globally I wanted to be inclusive of other languages. This relies on meeting the right people and for this…

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How to communicate better to stop disasters occurring

Posted by Justin Sharpe on May 15, 2017 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

I have read an interesting blog written by Robert Glasser from UNISDR, with the WCDRR coming up in Cancun. I agree with many of the points made, and would like to see more culturally appropriate community/family led and oriented DRR communication…

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Silly Timmy Disaster Comic in Italian

Posted by Justin Sharpe on March 17, 2017 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

Today we have Silly Timmy disaster comic strips (episodes 1-15 in Italian).  Translation today, is courtesy of Lorenzo Guadagno. THANK YOU! Grazie mille!

For now, please enjoy and as always, Artwork by John…

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