October 2009 Blog Posts (2)

ASB Job vacancy - Inclusion and DRR Manager

Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund (ASB) is one of Germany’s largest and oldest social welfare organisations. ASB’s

Indonesia Office is seeking to build on its reputation as a regional leader in providing disaster risk reduction

(DRR) and educational solutions for people with disabilities. ASB Indonesia is seeking an experienced

manager to oversee and deliver an institutional capacity building project on inclusive education funded

by the EC. The project is to be implemented in close… Continue

Added by Justin Sharpe on October 16, 2009 at 9:51 — No Comments

DRR Competencies

I'm currently working in the Philippines on various DRR projects with schools and am wondering what DRR competencies have been developed. So many DRR activities are undertaken and that's good. But what are the competencies that these projects/activities are based on? Have some been developed? If so, where would I find them? I'd love to hear from folks, especially about DRR competencies related to schools. Thanks for any help you can give me. Beryl Cheal

Added by Beryl Cheal on October 1, 2009 at 2:00 — 3 Comments

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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.

Non-structural hazards

Many non-structural components in buildings such as furnishing and equipment, electrical and mechanical fixtures, architectural features (such as suspended ceilings), storage cabinets, shelves and glass may pose hazards when they slide, tip over, fall or collapse during an earthquake. In this interactive lesson, students learn to identify potential...

Family disaster plan activity book

This child-friendly activity book guides children through knowing and reducing their dangers, preparing and planning for emergencies, and learning response and coping skills. The Family Disaster Plan is based around 3 themes: 1) knowing about your dangers 2) reducing your dangers and 3) being prepared to respond in case of hazard impact. These are the...

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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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