Effective Education for Disaster Risk Reduction - Learning Matters.
Saritsa Foundation celebrated International Disaster Reduction Day by organizing workshops for community groups at International Day UDAIPUR, RAJASTHAN from 1 October to 13 October 2012. The focus of this year's for Disaster Reductions Celebration has been to sensitize equalization of opportunities to women and girls to be resilient and identify the importance of safety culture. Saritsa Foundation advocates and practices People centered, People led and People owned Disaster risk reduction…Continue
Added by Colonel N M Verma on November 23, 2012 at 8:13 — No Comments
I am experimenting with using comic strips in order to generate interest in disaster preparedness. I have purposely decided on having a young girl in a wheel chair as my main protagonist, who is at first a little frightened about what to do in an earthquake, when the message is 'Drop, Cover and Hold On!' She comments in the first comic strip: 'If I do that in a wheelchair, I will end up on the floor!' There is an important message here about disaster preparedness with all sections of the…Continue
In order to engage with your community it is important that information given and exchanged is relevant, practical and manageable. How does one prepare for hazards such as hurricanes, storms and low frequency hazards such as earthquakes? The following blog lays these out and keeps it simple. These could be provided by one tip a day for each day of the week, or spending…
Added by Justin Sharpe on November 11, 2012 at 17:07 — No Comments