Tags: Small Grants Program

Capacity of Responder Networks to Promote Resilience in Times of Natural Shocks and Stresses, 2014, UDS

This reports highlights the findings from a research project conducted by the University of Development Studies, Ghana in response to the ‘Preparedness and Resilience Research’ small grants program (Phase I) implemented by Response 2 Resilience Institute and the Global Disaster Preparedness Center. Abstract:  Kassena Nankana West District in Ghana’s Upper East Region was badly hit by floods in …

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Pesticide Use Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice and Related Short-Term Health Problems among Farmers Using Irrigation in Southwest Ethiopia, 2014, Jimma University

This reports highlights the findings from a research project conducted by Jimma University, Ethiopia in response to the ‘Preparedness and Resilience Research’ small grants program (Phase I) implemented by Response 2 Resilience Institute and the Global Disaster Preparedness Center.  Abstract: Pesticides offer many benefits, including preventing illness and death by controlling the insect vectors of diseases such as …

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Disaster Preparedness and Response Knowledge, Attitudes, and Training Needs of Health Professionals in Southwest Ethiopia, 2014, Jimma University

This reports highlights the findings from a research project conducted by Jimma University, Ethiopia in response to the ‘Preparedness and Resilience Research’ small grants program (Phase I) implemented by Response 2 Resilience Institute and the Global Disaster Preparedness Center.  Abstract: Disasters cause serious physical, mental, social, environmental, and economic crises. Disaster medical training, an integral part of efficient …

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Communities’ Awareness and Perception of Natural Hazards in Jimma Zone, Southwest Ethiopia, 2014, Jimma University

This reports highlights the findings from a research project conducted by Jimma University, Ethiopia in response to the ‘Preparedness and Resilience Research’ small grants program (Phase I) implemented by Response 2 Resilience Institute and the Global Disaster Preparedness Center.  Abstract: Natural and human-induced hazards and associated disasters continue to pose a serious threat to Ethiopia, …

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Technology Intervention and Policy Impact for DRR, Nilwala River, Sri Lanka, 2014, University of Peradeniya

This reports highlights the findings from a research project conducted by the University of Peradeniya in response to the ‘Preparedness and Resilience Research’ small grants program (Phase I) implemented by Response 2 Resilience Institute and the Global Disaster Preparedness Center.  Abstract:   Pilot studies were conducted in the Ambagahawela paddy track of the Nilwala basin in southern Sri Lanka …

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Impact Assessments of Distribution of Government Funds for House Damages in Five Selected Districts of Sri Lanka, 2014, University of Peradeniya

This reports highlights the findings from a research project conducted by University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in response to the ‘Preparedness and Resilience Research’ small grants program (Phase I) implemented by Response 2 Resilience Institute and the Global Disaster Preparedness Center.  Abstract: The Government of Sri Lanka spends a considerable amount of development funds for the reconstruction of houses …

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Community Preparedness and Resilience in a Coastal Community on Mannar Island, Sri Lanka, 2014, University of Peradeniya

This reports highlights the findings from a research project conducted by University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in response to the ‘Preparedness and Resilience Research’ small grants program (Phase I) implemented by Response 2 Resilience Institute and the Global Disaster Preparedness Center.  Abstract: Sri Lanka has experienced many types of natural disasters, and the country’s Disaster Management Centre has …

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An Analysis of Lightning-Related Damages and Deaths, 2014, University of Peradeniya

This reports highlights the findings from a research project conducted by University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in response to the ‘Preparedness and Resilience Research’ small grants program (Phase I) implemented by Response 2 Resilience Institute and the Global Disaster Preparedness Center.  Abstract: Every year, lightning kills about 50 people and causes property damage estimated at over a few …

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Mainstreaming Resilience into Local Development Planning, 2014, UDS

This reports highlights the findings from a research project conducted by the University of Development Studies, Ghana in response to the ‘Preparedness and Resilience Research’ small grants program (Phase I) implemented by Response 2 Resilience Institute and the Global Disaster Preparedness Center.  Abstract: This research project was initiated in response to the discourse on global environmental change and …

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Community-Based Initiatives for Adapting to Annual Floods and Heavy Windstorms along the Black and White Volta Rivers, 2014, UDS

This reports highlights the findings from a research project conducted by University of Development Studies, Ghana in response to the ‘Preparedness and Resilience Research’ small grants program (Phase I) implemented by Response 2 Resilience Institute and the Global Disaster Preparedness Center.  Abstract:  Climate change is manifested in the Northern Region of Ghana in annual floods and windstorms that …

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