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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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Gender and disaster risk reduction in Europe and Central Asia: Workshop guide for facilitators

This guide is designed for facilitators and trainers working to incorporate gender perspectives in disaster risk reduction (DRR) programmes and initiatives. It is meant to assist workshop participants— including practitioners and officials from the United Nations, national governments, civil society organizations (CSOs), and other institutions—in...

Using paired teaching for earthquake education in schools

Disaster education plays a key role in reducing vulnerability and increasing safety and community resilience to disaster risks. Geoscientists can inform mitigation and resilience strategies as they collect and analyze data relevant to disaster risks. However, many of the approaches they use to engage with the public involve one-way, asymmetric communication,...

Safe and Resilient Cities (Self-paced)

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Economics of Climate-Resilient Development (Self-Paced)

In this course, you will learn the basics for developing economically viable climate-resilient plans. The course starts with a review of the scientific consensus on changes in climate patterns and projections to the future, and explains the rationale for countries to develop climate-resilient plans that will help them to move away from a business-as-usual...

Introduction to the Open Data for Resilience Initiative (OpenDRI)

This short course provides an overview of the approach and toolset developed by the Open Data for Resilience Initiative. Major topics covered include the rationale and practices of the open data movement, tools for sharing geospatial data, community mapping and citizen science for disaster and climate risk management, and new approaches for communicating...

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Silly Timmy Disaster Comic in Russian - Неразумный Тимофей!

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

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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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