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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

1 Jun 30
Reply by Hendy Irawan

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

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
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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

Educational Resources for Disaster Risk Reduction

I am posting some educational resources for DRR here, but I really need YOUR resources and examples of good practice to find the best pract…

Started by Justin Sharpe

9 Aug 12, 2010
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Who's most at risk?

Who's most at risk? is an exciting role play activity that enables pupils aged 11-18 years to understand some of the key factors that place people around the world at risk from the effects of natural hazards. This resource can be used flexibly with a whole class in a range of subjects, including: Geography - to explore...

Flooding - causes and consequences

Flooding causes and consequences provides ideas for lesson activities together with supporting images, videos and web links suitable for KS1 and 2 students.The videos contain powerful images of how the lives of some children in developing countries are affected by extreme weather events.Teaching material to support Flooding Causes and ConsequencesCauses...

Planning safer cities: An ASEAN training course on disaster risk management for urban planning practitioners

Ensuring safe and resilient urban growth in the ASEAN region is a huge challenge. The region suffers significantly from the impacts of disasters, and this is set to intensify due to climate change. Data in the last three decades show that disasters triggered by natural hazards have resulted in more than 400,000 deaths, 400 million affected population,...

What is a tsunami?

This animated educational video describes the science behind the formation of tsunamis.Tsunami is a series of giant waves. In Japanese, tsunami means 'Harbor Wave'. A wave is created when energy passes through water. Moving air or wind provides energy to water, forming regular waves. While on the ocean floor, when a tectonic plate suddenly...

Japan: Tsunami preparedness video

This video was created to improve preparedness for tsunamis and was produced in conjunction with World Tsunami Awareness Day activities in Japan. Two versions of the video were produced: a 90 second and 30 second version. These videos are narrated in Japanese.Full versionShort version

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