Radhika asks: How are risks informing your choices — of home or holiday destination? Are you informed about past disasters and their probability in the future? And what are you doing to reduce the risk of natural hazards turning your dream location into a disaster situation in the future? Radhika Murti is a Programme Coordinator […]
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
An NGO and consortium of cement producers that works to improve supply chain management for cement production. is looking to help builders reach a goal of 3,000 PSI cement rather than the 1,200 PSI cement that can typically be achieved with hand-mixing with a shovel. Cement Trust website, Interview with Bruce Christensen, general manager of
Range of materials developed by the National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal (NSET) on hosital and health facility disaster saftey, including preparedness and risk reduction measures, safe construction practices, and outreach and awareness raising.
Range of materials developed by the National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal (NSET) on school earthquake preparedness, safe school construction, and school preparedness curricula. School Earthquake Preparedness: A TOT Manual for Teachers Training, Protection of Educational Buildings Against Earthquake – Manual for Designers and Builders, Seismic Vulnerability of the Public School Buildings of Kathmandu Valley and Methods for Reducing