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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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Disasters, environment and risk reduction – Eco-DRR master's module: Instructor's manual

This instructor's manual was designed for the master's degree module "Disasters, Ecosystems and Risk Reduction" and is designed to assist instructors in the structuring and teaching of this module. It summarizes the rationale, goals, and guidance notes for the module and each session. This graduate level...

Stop disasters! A disaster simulation game from the UNISDR

This online game simulates natural hazards and serves as an interactive educational tool for children aged 9-16. The player's role is to plan and construct a safer environment for their local population by assessing disaster risks and limiting damage inflicted during a natural hazard strike. Advice, both good and bad, is offered throughout the...

Reaching resilience: Serious game

"Reaching Resilience" is a Serious Game that will help practitioners shape their resilience-related project by asking a series of questions based on criteria and indicators from the handbook. Learn about the concepts and challenges of resilience and the questions it raises; Take on the role of a field worker in a fictional...

Ready

‘Ready’ was developed as an innovative way to have focused conversations with the community members around location-specific disaster preparedness and disaster risk reduction. ‘Ready’ is a physical game that can be played using any disaster scenario, and is most effective using a realistic scenario for...

The climate and gender game

A participatory activity to support experiential learning and dialogue on the differential vulnerability of women and men facing climate variability and change. Players first take on the role of subsistence farmers facing changing risks -- then ‘walk in the shoes’ of a specific gender role. Experiencing the consequences of individual...

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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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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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