Country: United Kingdom

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in United KingdomDisaster 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/gbrRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for United Kingdom

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

Lifesaver VR

  Lifesaver VR is an immersive live-action virtual reality (VR) training tool which puts the user into the heart of the action as three young people are faced with a life-or-death situation. By controlling their movements, users make crucial decisions and learn essential CPR life-saving skills. This was created by the Resuscitation Council (UK), a …

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Resilient Cities, Resilient Lives Learning from the 100RC Network

In the six years since the creation of 100 Resilient Cities, more than 70 cities have published Resilience Strategies containing over 3,000 initiatives. To date, more than US$25 billion has been catalyzed by 100RC member cities toward the resilience agenda, and the world’s leading development financial institutions are building resilience criteria into how large-scale infrastructure projects …

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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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Promoting Disaster Resilient Cultural Heritage

 Cultural heritage is vulnerable to the adverse impacts of natural disasters, and climate change is adding to the urgency of addressing this challenge. Countries around the world are employing a variety of measures to safeguard cultural heritage against disaster risks, drawing on relevant conventions, policy frameworks, and guidance. To protect lives, livelihoods, and cultural heritage, …

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