Justin Sharpe's Blog – July 2008 Archive (2)

Second Life as a tool for learning about natural hazards and how to respond to them

I have been playing around in Second Life and examining its application for educational use. There's quite a community in there and it is possible to set up one for an organization or educational establishment. I wanted to set up a UNISDR island starting with educational stuff, links to podcasts etc. I believe this to be a great opportunity to reach a lot of people in an unconventioanl way. I know the US EPA have a… Continue

Added by Justin Sharpe on July 6, 2008 at 23:10 — No Comments

Translation of edu4hazards.org site - more help wanted!

I sent this out on the EN-DRR listserve in order to try and get more people involved with he translation of the edu4hazards.org site. If you can help with translation or know someone who can help please let me know! The text for the site in English is here Edu4hazards_text.doc



Over a year ago I designed and built a website aimed at enabling

children and youth to know what appropriate… Continue

Added by Justin Sharpe on July 6, 2008 at 22:53 — No Comments

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Profiles of adaptation: Uruguay

This profile of Uganda showcases its efforts in domestic and international adaptation.

Safeguarding against climate change impacts

This report attempts to equip urban decision-makers with evidence­based climate information tailored to their specific context, to adequately adapt to and prepare for future climate change impacts.

Climate Service Center Germany

The Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS) was initiated by the German Federal Government in 2009 as a fundamental part of the German high‐tech strategy for climate protection.

Catalogue of best practices for building flood resilience

This document showcases some of the measures which have been successfully implemented by Indian and global cities towards mitigating floods and building water resilience.

Pacific perspectives 2022: accelerating climate action

In this report, the Subregional Office for the Pacific of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) pulled together the latest reports and evidence on climate change in the Pacific subregion.

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