Country: Ireland

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in IrelandDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDRisk country profile from Index for Risk ManagementDisaster response and management data from ReliefWebGovernment policiesHFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements – http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/irlRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Ireland

WASH MY HANDS Jump with Jill Lyric Video

Jump with Jill educates kids about healthy habits, including hand washing! Do your kids need some extra motivation to wash their hands? Try playing our song to remind them when to stop and wash! #WashYourHandsSong #WashYourHands

WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2018

The World Metereological Organization (WMO) marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate, which was first issued in 1194. The 2019 edition treating data for 2018 marks sustained international efforts dedicated to reporting on, analysing and understanding the year-to-year variations and long-term trends of a changing climate. Some …

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Preparedness for Effective Response

Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) is a cyclical approach for a National Society (NS) to systematically assess, measure, and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of its response system in order to take remedial actions. The PER approach puts the National Society in the driver’s seat to construct a work-plan that, when implemented, will strengthen its …

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Briefing note: Comparative Review of the First Aid App

The briefing paper examines the adoption of the First Aid App by Red Cross National Societies under the Universal App Program. Specifically, it provides an outline of the program and the experiences of some of the National Societies in adopting the app in their local contexts.

Comparative Review of the First Aid app

This report presents the key insights and findings from a Comparative review of the First Aid App funded by the Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC). The study was led by Trilateral Research (TRI), with support from Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems (FOKUS), Utah State University (USU) and the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC). The …

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Disaster Resilience Education & Research: Roadmap for Europe 2030

In recent years, the European higher education community has played an increasingly important role in moving disaster science from a responsive, primarily technical discipline, to a broad, multi-disciplinary movement that seeks to build societal resilience to disaster. This movement coincides with the increasing global emphasis on the need to tackle the inter-related challenges of disaster …

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A Vision for the Humanitarian Use of Emerging Technology for Emerging Needs

This 36-page report reviews the global dialogue series organized by the American Red Cross and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, defines the Eight Criteria for Resilience-Strengthening Solutions, announces plans to test four experimental technologies with partners this year, and makes five key recommendations based on community-level requests and our humanitarian expertise. …

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