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Safer, Stronger, Smarter: A Guide to Improving School Natural Hazard Safety

This guide provides up-to-date, authoritative information that schools can use to develop a comprehensive strategy for addressing natural hazards.¬†It presents information and guidance on: Identifying natural hazards that could potentially impact a school; Making new and existing school buildings safer for children and staff, and more resistant to damage during natural disasters; Planning and preparing …

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Can we build disaster resilient communities? Gregory Kopp at TEDxWesternU

Gregory Kopp, a Canada Research Chair, shares stories of storm chasing and the results of his ongoing research on how to build disaster-resilient communities. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and …

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