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"Jenn, Thanks for posting such an interesting question! DRR educational materials var…"

Justin Sharpe replied Jul 13, 2011 to Lesson learned from the implementation of disaster risk reduction educational material

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"Thanks for adding this useful document on minimum standards! I hope that others foll…"

Justin Sharpe replied Mar 1, 2011 to Minimum Standards for Education in Emergencies

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"Anuj, If you have any good practices to share, I would be pleased if you would share…"

Justin Sharpe replied Jan 25, 2011 to Why did you join Edu4DRR?

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"Eddy and Roly, Thanks for your input! I appreciate it when other take the time to as…"

Justin Sharpe replied Jan 25, 2011 to Suggestions to increase use of Edu4drr

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"They are very cute...I would like to see more resources in local languages! Thank yo…"

Justin Sharpe replied Aug 12, 2010 to Educational Resources for Disaster Risk Reduction

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"I just noticed - you didn't use www.edu4hazards.org in your resources! Check it out…"

Justin Sharpe replied Aug 12, 2010 to Educational Resources for Disaster Risk Reduction

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"Roly, Thanks for the input and advice. It is hard to find a balance between a simple…"

Justin Sharpe replied Mar 2, 2010 to Suggestions to increase use of Edu4drr

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"Interesting question. A quick search on the internet doesn't help either. The advic…"

Justin Sharpe replied Jan 29, 2010 to Lightning Hazards and Students - What would you do?

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"Cheers for the resource Roly! Very helpful to share this with the network! A storybo…"

Justin Sharpe replied Jul 23, 2009 to Storybook about disaster risk reduction

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"How many surveys did you get back? My surveys were filled in by the end users - i.e.…"

Justin Sharpe replied Jun 21, 2009 to Using online surveys to evaluate the success of an education project

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MyCoast New South Wales study: Teachers study guide

In 2019, the University of New South Wales commissioned a study titled 'MyCoast NSW study: New South Wales community perceptions of coastal erosion and inundation'. It was used to create a study guide designed to assist teachers to engage students in the complex task of defining coastal communities and understanding social aspects relating...

Structural hazards

This lesson introduces students to some of the basic concepts behind structural hazards in the context of earthquakes. Many cities have a variety of building sizes, shapes, architectural styles, and materials. This lesson covers the basic ideas concerning how structures respond to earthquakes using a tabletop exercise and three hands-on activities....

Landslide hazards

In this lesson, students learn about earthquake-induced landslides and the associated hazards, and how and why landslides occur. In addition, students discuss steps they can take to reduce landslide hazards. This lesson begins with a tabletop exercise to simulate a complex situation with multiple possible responsesbefore the students have obtained all...

Instruction booklet on reducing the risks of earthquakes

This booklet, written in both Arabic and English, guides children on how to protect themselves in different earthquake scenarios, such as if they are in a vehicle or classroom. The booklet also provides information on facilitating a safe exit and reducing risks prior to earthquakes.

Imprex game

This game is about the use of forecasts to prevent flooding. Players work as commanders in a hydrological forecasting office, where they interact with colleagues to learn valuable risk information and gain insight into flood projections. Players must subsequently make risk management decisions, such as sending early warnings or issuing flood watches.

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Silly Timmy Disaster Comic in Russian - Неразумный Тимофей!

Posted by Justin Sharpe on February 26, 2018 at 19:30 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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Infographic of research

Posted by Justin Sharpe on October 4, 2017 at 14:30 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 19:22 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 14:30 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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