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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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Climate Change Training Module

The Climate Change Training Module was developed by the National Institute of Education (NIE) in Sri Lanka to train educational professionals such as Teachers, In-service Advisors, College Lecturers, Directors and other staff members in the education system on basic climate change aspects.The module was jointly developed by the Department of Science,...

Residential design and construction guidelines: based on the 2010 National Structural Code of the Philippines

This Handbook for Disaster-Resistant Houses aims to introduce the public to earthquake and typhoon hazards in the Philippines. It provides guidance on how to build a disaster-resistant house including the planning process, choosing materials and a safe site, and building a strong foundation.This illustrated handbook also provides an earthquake preparedness...

Flash flood! A game application

Flash Flood! is an application developed for the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) programme, Flash Flooding from Intense Rainfall (FFIR). The FFIR research programme aims to increase our understanding of how flash floods are triggered and to improve the forecasting of the intense thunderstorms which trigger them....

Raising risk awareness: resource toolkit for communicating climate change attribution

This toolkit from the Raising Risk Awareness project aims to help journalists and communicators report on the linkages between climate change and extreme weather events.The initiative brings together scientists, vulnerability experts and knowledge brokers to assesses whether climate change has contributed to extreme weather events such as droughts,...

School based DRR and Emergency Preparedness

This educational document in Urdu provides background disaster information and presents activities that can be used to prepare schools and students for an emergency or a disaster. It discusses the formation of a Disaster Management Committee and which roles should be included. The document also discusses how to prepare a School Safety...

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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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YOGYAKARTA – VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS, BURIED TREASURE AND THE SEARCH FOR COMMUNITY RESILIENCE.

Posted by Justin Sharpe on February 18, 2017 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

A year ago I travelled to Indonesia to attend a workshop on culture and disaster risk reduction. This is my…

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Silly Timmy em Português

Posted by Justin Sharpe on February 1, 2017 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

Today we have a Silly Timmy comic strip (episodes 1-15 in Portuguese) this is fantastic as there are approximately 260 million speakers globally, of which about 215 million are native speakers. This includes:  …

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Silly Timmy in Spanish / en Español

Posted by Justin Sharpe on January 31, 2017 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

Not much of an introduction needed for the comic strip. The following Silly Timmy Disaster Comics have been translated into Span…

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