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APPLICABLE METHODS IN TEACHING EARTHQUAKES TO PRESCHOOL CHILDREN

Hi All   I have been working on a project on the assessment of various methods for teaching disasters to kindergarten children since March…

Started by Yasamin O. IzadkhahLatest Reply

Using online surveys to evaluate the success of an education project

I think that it is important from a child/youth perspective that they are seen as contributors to disaster prevention rather than passive o…

Started by Justin SharpeLatest Reply

Lightning Hazards and Students - What would you do?

Lightning as a hazard is often overlooked, and there is a huge gap in knowledge alongside a large proportion of assumed but inaccurate know…

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How have you used Edu4DRR and how can we improve?

We need to know how Edu4DRR is being used by its members! Do you just occasionally browse? Is the curriculum used? What about the Silly Ti…

Started by Justin Sharpe

0 Sep 24, 2014

Lincolnshire Safe Haven Project

Good afternoon all   We are about to undertake development work on a project we are calling "Lincolnshire Safe Haven Project" aimed at stre…

Started by Steve Harris

0 May 30, 2013

women & children in disasters

Hi all! I'll write a final project in the coming months about - women & disaster- but because women are often responsible in taking car…

Started by Zeynep Bengu

0 Mar 4, 2013

What did Edu4DRR members do when Hurricane Sandy swept through?

Last week and over the weekend as Hurricane Sandy swept through the Caribbean, badly affecting populations in Haiti (200 000 homeless with…

Started by Justin Sharpe

0 Nov 1, 2012

Lesson learned from the implementation of disaster risk reduction educational material

Good day Colleagues,   I am trying to complete my Master's dissertation and would like to hear from you as to lesson learned from disaster…

Started by Jenn

2 Jul 13, 2011
Reply by Jenn

Minimum Standards for Education in Emergencies

Dear All,  This is an INEE document. Himadri

Started by Himadri Maitra

4 Jul 6, 2011
Reply by Zeynep M. Turkmen

Website link to the New Zealand Ministry: Emergency Preparedness Program for schools

  During my recent readings, I came acros the New Zealand Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management, What’s the Plan Stan? site. …

Started by Michael D'Amico

0 Jan 31, 2011

Why did you join Edu4DRR?

People are joining this Education for DRR network, however there is a very low participation level after people join.    Why did you join t…

Started by Justin Sharpe

3 Jan 25, 2011
Reply by Justin Sharpe

Suggestions to increase use of Edu4drr

Thanks for your group email concerning what has been happening here on Edu4drr, and seeking more input.   There are certainly a lot of inte…

Started by Roly Hermans

4 Jan 25, 2011
Reply by Justin Sharpe

APPLICABLE METHODS IN TEACHING EARTHQUAKES TO PRESCHOOL CHILDREN

Hi All   I have been working on a project on the assessment of various methods for teaching disasters to kindergarten children since March…

Started by Yasamin O. Izadkhah

0 Oct 26, 2010

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North West bushfire patrol (Years 4-6)

The Western Australian Department of Fire and Emergency Services have developed and released North West Bushfire Patrol, a curriculum linked primary school bushfire education resource for all schools across the North West of Australia. It has been designed to be geographically and culturally appropriate for students in this region.The resources were...

E-platform on weather and climate services for resilient development: a guide for practitioners and policy makers (self-paced)

The goal of this e-platform is to demonstrate weather and climate services as a system of inter-connected parts and processes. The course raises awareness of this important agenda in the context of climate resilient development, and it will help teams and project managers in integrating weather and climate services considerations into their projects,...

Earthquakes and workplaces

An occurrence of a strong earthquake during working hours may cause many problems to employers, employees and visitors such as injuries, property damage, and disruption of day-to-day operations. Proper risk assessment, including seismic risk, it is crucial to create a safe workplace.This guide: provides businesses’ managers, safety technicians...

Toolkit - National adaptation plans: Building climate resilience in agriculture

This toolkit is comprised of videos, lecture notes and ongoing conversations from the massive open online course (MOOC) on National Adaptation Plans: Building Climate Resilience in Agriculture.Materials presented here were originally shared via the One UN Climate Change Learning Partnership Platform (UNCC:Learn) Platform during a six-week...

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...

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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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