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    11 members Latest Activity: Mar 24, 2009 Group convened to develop proposal for workshop to engage teachers and content experts, designers and youth in development and testing of new…

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    11 members Latest Activity: Jul 6, 2013 A place to add docs and information or let others in the group know when you have news, views or ideas. Includes a google docs widget as well!

  • Ed for DRR in China

    1 member Latest Activity: May 28, 2012 Researching how to improve DRR Ed in China - finding Gender Cooperation to be key...

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    2 members Latest Activity: Aug 12, 2010 My PhD Research is a' critical assessment of disaster risk reduction pedagogy' and am interested in DRR education that stimulates behavioural change.…

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As floods worsen, Uganda moves to protect its vanishing wetlands

Environmental officials are cracking down on wetland filling - but removing jobs-providing industries from wetland areas will prove a significant challenge, analysts say.

South Korea all set to get ‘world’s first sustainable floating city’

The floating city could withstand natural disasters including floods, tsunamis and Category 5 hurricanes as its floating platforms will be anchored to the seafloor.

Artificial intelligence could be used to accurately predict tsunamis

A reliable early warning system to detect tsunamis could be a step closer thanks to research from Cardiff University.

Gamifying tools to improve the resilience of Europe’s historic areas to climate change

An EU-backed project turned to gamification to present its new tools that are designed to safeguard historic areas in Europe from climate change.

When ‘hunker down’ isn’t an option: The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season showed how low-income communities face the highest risks

With each climate-related disaster, communities most at risk are being pushed into permanent displacement and homelessness, or deeper into poverty. But much could be prevented with investments in preparedness and protecting vulnerable communities.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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