Tags: disaster risk reduction

Digital Serious Games and Immersive Technologies for DRR/DP Learning

Request for proposals The Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) seeks for consultants to collect case-studies of the design, development and lessons learned from serious digital games and immersive technologies in relation to education, as could benefit disaster preparedness programming in schools.  School safety is an identified priority in preparing communities to face disasters. Meanwhile, technology …

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Participatory Campaign Planning for Inclusive DRR Knowledge and Messaging in Nepal

The Strengthening Urban Resilience and Engagement (SURE) program developed a Participatory Campaign Planning (PCP) process to improve disaster messaging and increase awareness of disaster risks and mitigation measures among vulnerable groups in Nepal.  The project included a series of interactive workshops to determine which messages and means of communicating would most effectively reach each of …

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Environmental Field Advisor Deployment in an Emergency Response

After a massive influx of refugees from Myanmar into Cox’s Bazar district, Bangladesh, an Environmental Field Advisor (EFA) has been deployed to help cope with the environmental impact and ensure emergency response activities do not further exacerbate damage to the area.  The deployment comes as part of the IFRC’s Green Response Initiative, which seeks to …

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Integrated Coastal Community Resilience and Disaster Risk Reduction in Demak, Central Java

In Demak, Central Java, natural forces exacerbated by human activities have escalated coastal erosion to the point of damaging the ecological system and jeopardizing opportunities for socio-economic activities in coastal areas.  To mitigate the impact of coastal hazards and strengthen community resilience, the Indonesian Red Cross/Palang Merah Indonesia (PMI), with support from international partners, implemented …

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Disaster risk reduction achievements 2016: good practices, tools and initiatives

This publication features 50 good practices, tools and initiatives that were supported under the 2015-2016 DIPECHO Action Plan. These contribute to the implementation of the Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) Strategy 2014-2024 and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030. All initiatives in the publication are associated to one of the following four thematic focus areas: Early Warning …

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UNISDR Annual Report 2016

The year 2016 was transformative for UNISDR – internally, UNISDR aligned its work in support of the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 with the organisational vision of its new senior management team. This resulted in the implementation of a new Strategic Framework 2016-2021, Work Programme 2016-2019 and a change management …

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