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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

2 Jul 13, 2011
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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

4 Jul 6, 2011
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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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'Making Cities Resilient' campaign (2010-2020): Mapping the campaign's outcomes and greatest achievements in Brazil to continue building urban resilience

This document presents and analyses the progress made by Brazilian local governments within the framework of the Making Cities Resilient (MCR) Campaign.

Expanding hurricane insurance coverage for individuals in the Caribbean

Parametric policies designed for lower-income consumers could help bridge the disaster insurance gap

Using multidisciplinary analysis to develop adaptation options against extreme coastal floods

This study developed an integrated modeling framework that extends previous studies to the spatial domain to assess the future flood risks and the cost and benefit of three adaptation measures for four types of buildings in Shanghai.

Reducing risk of crop failure by building system-level resilience through science-based natural resource management interventions: A case for rationalising crop insurance premia

Drylands are facing several challenges such as water scarcity, land degradation, and poor agricultural and livestock productivity. These areas are also hotspots of chronic poverty and malnutrition posing a serious threat to economic development.

Game-based training in critical infrastructure protection and resilience

Several institutions worldwide are reflecting on the relevance of training and exercises to critical infrastructure protection and resilience. The present article discusses methodological approaches, techniques, and technologies relevant to this domain.

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The Impact of COVID-19 on children report

Posted by Justin Sharpe on September 20, 2020 at 18:59 0 Comments

Save the Children has recently published a global study entitled: "Protect A Generation Report: The impact of COVID-19 on children". It is based on a global survey to understand the impact that COVID-19 has had on children and their…


Snow, Hail and Graupel: Formation, differences and dangers

Posted by Justin Sharpe on July 2, 2020 at 14:00 0 Comments

I have developed a lesson, resources and webinar for students of all ages who might be away from school currently. This is available on YouTube as well as on the edu4drr.org website! 

The resources are available for students as…


Full Collection on Children and Disasters Now Available

Posted by Justin Sharpe on September 6, 2019 at 13:44 0 Comments

This collection, made possible with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, focuses on…


The story of Silly Timmy Disaster Comic - What happened next?

Posted by Justin Sharpe on August 17, 2019 at 13:57 0 Comments

An initial comic strip was developed that could be used either in newspapers or via the Internet to help younger children access DRR messages. 52 episodes of the comic strip were completed and initially distributed on the edu4drr.org…


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