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Jul 9
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How to communicate better to stop disasters occurring

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 and learning projects given more credence and attention. My research with #CERT and #Listos in the US is showing that these can have a more significant impact on long term cognition, behaviour sand action towards disaster risk and response. Relevance…See More
May 15
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Introduction to LISTOS

The LISTOS preparedness program is explained with program director Liliana Encinas.
May 8
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Silly Timmy Disaster Comic in Italian

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 A Abbott of Jot Studios while stories and montages by Justin Sharpe from edu4drrr. Sharing is free as long as original sources are attributed they are not for commercial…See More
Mar 17
Justin Sharpe posted a blog post

YOGYAKARTA – VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS, BURIED TREASURE AND THE SEARCH FOR COMMUNITY RESILIENCE.

A year ago I travelled to Indonesia to attend a workshop on culture and disaster risk reduction. This is my story....Having flown half way around the world to share my research on how transformative learning impacts on adaptation and resilience towards disaster risk and make links with Indonesian researchers, I find myself staring at a clock. But the hands on the clock don’t move. Because they can’t. Ever. The clock I am looking at is a permanent record of a pyroclastic surge that enveloped the…See More
Feb 18
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Silly Timmy in French Silly Timmy en Français

Last week saw the introduction of the Silly Timmy Disaster Comic strip in German, now this week we have French with thanks to Maya Schaerer (a long time member of edu4drr.org) for the translation. I hope to be adding more as time goes on and as they become translated. Even then  there is a process that I go through ensuring font sizes and fonts are consistent with the original English and the taking PowerPoint versions and creating jpegs for easy distribution. I am including the Translated and…See More
Jan 30
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Jan 27
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Updated Silly Timmy comic strip templates: Translate for your community!

I am adding an updated set of Silly Timmy comic strips with nine strips, plus copies of blank ones to be translated into local languages. If you download either the PowerPoint you can see the original English and then  using >Insert> Textbox   You…
Jan 24
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Disaster Aware and Prepare Curriculum for Primary School

I have added this as a blog as well as being accessible from  he menu bar as I am able to see page views and therefore see if the resources are being used! If you plan to use or have used any of the resources, do please comment below the resources! The resources have been designed to be used in a setting where sheets might be…See More
Jan 5
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Jan 4
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Complete Disaster Aware and Prepare Curriculum for Primary School aimed specifically at Low Income Countries

Resources aimed at helping those in lower income countries deliver much needed disaster  awareness and preparedness. Dealing with flood, fire, earthquake, lightning, hail, hygiene and WASH. EVERY lesson has a plan, teacher notes and resources as…
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How to communicate better to stop disasters occurring

Posted 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 and learning projects given more credence and attention. My research with #CERT and #Listos in the US is showing that these can have a more significant impact on long term cognition, behaviour sand action towards disaster risk and response.…

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Silly Timmy Disaster Comic in Italian

Posted 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 A Abbott of Jot Studios while stories and montages by Justin Sharpe from edu4drrr. Sharing is free as long as…

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YOGYAKARTA – VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS, BURIED TREASURE AND THE SEARCH FOR COMMUNITY RESILIENCE.

Posted 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 story....

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Silly Timmy em Português

Posted 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:  AngolaBrazilCape…

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Silly Timmy in Spanish / en Español

Posted on January 31, 2017 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

Not much of an introduction needed for the comic strip. The following Silly Timmy Disaster Comics have been translated into Spanish by Ruben Gonzales, so a big THANK YOU! As always, Artwork by John A Abbott of Jot Studios and stories and montages by Justin Sharpe from…

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At 1:16pm on January 4, 2011, Steve Harris said…

Hi Justin,

 

I've sent an email response due the the limitations of the wall.

 

Kind Regards

 

Steve

At 3:52pm on November 17, 2010, Sarah Mediatrix Toraldo said…
Thank you, Justin! Will post soon!
At 12:32pm on October 25, 2010, Yasamin O. Izadkhah said…
Hi Justin

It has been a while since we last met. Hope you are fine and the studies are progressing well.

I have been working on a project on various methods for teaching disasters to kindergarten children since Feb. 2010. There is a section in the project that aims to introduce methods that are used in different countries for teaching disasters (such as earthquakes, floods, volcano, etc) to kindergarten children. I was wondering if this request can be posted on the edu4drrwebsite, so I can hear from other members about the experiences they have in their countries in this regard.

I would appreciate your assistance.

Regards

Yasamin Izadkhah
Assistant Professor, IIEES
At 6:57am on July 26, 2010, Risye Dwiyani (Iche) said…
Hello Justin.. yeah, been a long time ne! Come to Japan again, for sure I'll be here at least till the end of October. Yep yep when you were in Japan last August I was doing the project in Indonesia. One of the activities was to introduce a disaster game to kindergarten teachers and children, and further created the adapted game into local context together with the teachers. I just heard that last week the game has started to be practiced also in another city! :) Umm.. as for my current activity, other than writing, I am now preparing a small program for discussion about climate change in a Japan-ASEAN youth exchange program. I will be the facilitator, starting from 30th October till 25th November, and the program will be held on a cruising ship ^ ^ I am so excited. Will update about it later :)

Thanks a lot for actively updating the news and studies about DRR! I think I owe you a lot for this.. :)
At 1:01pm on July 12, 2010, Saudamini Das said…
Justin,
I did a detailed research on cyclone risk and role of natural buffers like mangroves, casuarinas, or man made structures like dikes in reducing the risk to lives. I found mangroves playing a very strong protective role and reducving risk to human lives by more than 50%. Of course, I analysed total deaths and total human population at risk in the study area.
At 10:31pm on February 4, 2010, Briony said…
Hi Justin. Thanks a lot. I'm writing up my thesis at the moment so I'm coming across stuff all the time. I'll be to sure to share anything good. We are not doing so well with DRR education in Australia it seems. Lost of room for improvement. There still seems to be an overriding perception that kids can't do much. Which we all know is far from the truth! Best, BT
At 6:23pm on January 29, 2010, Rebecca Carr gave Justin Sharpe a gift
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Hi Justin! Thanks for the pic of the lucky cat..to keep with the far eatsern theme, a bonsai tree :D
At 12:23pm on December 21, 2009, Yasamin O. Izadkhah said…
Merry Christmas Justin. Have a wonderful 2010.

Also to all the EDU4drr members.

Yasamin from Iran
At 2:48pm on December 3, 2009, emmerando martin p. cruz said…
what other website should i go to help me gather more information safety?
 
 
 

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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…

Continue

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…

Continue

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…

Continue

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:  …

Continue

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