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Public Awareness and Public Education for DRR: Key messages

This publication, a supplement to the previously published “Public awareness and education for disaster risk reduction: a guide”, is offered as a tool for practitioners internationally to use in a consensus-building validation process. National Societies, national disaster management organizations, governmental and non-governmental organisations and international organizations are invited to be part of a global validation …

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Expect the Unexpected and Facing Fear: Emergency preparedness in schools

To prepare the population to act safely during unexpected events, the Canadian Red Cross has developed the preparedness program “Expect the Unexpected” to get ready for emergencies. This preparedness program is intended for students, their parents, teachers and Canadian Red Cross facilitators who may be called upon to contribute in class. The objective of this …

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Harmonizing learning in Central America

The Regional Disaster Preparedness Reference Centre in El Salvador was created in 2005 to improve the capacity, quality and effectiveness of National Societies’ disaster response in the Central America region. The centre is responsible for coordinating the training of members of national disaster response or intervention teams in the region. To this end, it has …

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Public Awareness and Public Education for Disaster Risk Reduction: A Guide

This guide is designed to help National Societies to plan and develop public awareness and public education efforts for disaster risk reduction. It supports two key IFRC documents – Strategy 2020 and A Framework for Community Safety and Resilience in the Face of Disaster Risk, and will help to implement the Hyogo Framework for Action …

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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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