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Awareness to Action

On June 27–28, 2012, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the American Red Cross (Red Cross) hosted a workshop to discuss how to improve preparedness messaging to encourage the public to prepare themselves and their families for a disaster. According to a series of surveys conducted by FEMA, the public today is little more …

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Public Awareness and Public Education for Disaster Risk Reduction: Key Messages

In 2011, the IFRC published Public awareness and public education for disaster risk reduction: a guide – English, designed to help National Societies scale up their work in disaster risk reduction campaigning, partnerships and education. Alongside this guide, we carried out research on what activities are going on within National Red Cross Red Crescent Societies, …

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