Topic: Cold wave / dzud

Cold wave / dzud

Extreme winter cold  can cause death and injury to people, as well as to livestock and wildlife, through direct exposure to cold temperatures, impacts on vegetation, and impacts on the built environment and infrastructure which can depend on elements that become brittle and lose function in cold temperatures. The impacts of cold weather may often …

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Extreme Cold: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety

Emergency procedures and public information regarding extreme cold weather compiled by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These guidelines have been developed for use in the United States, but may be relevant in other areas with similar climates. This resource includes preparing your home and vehicle, recognition …

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Seguridad en caso de tormentas invernales

This document is a Winter Weather Safety Checklist that gives you basic information on what to do and what supplies you need in case winter weather and/or cold waves occur.

Lessons from the dzud : Adaptation and Resilience in Mongolian Pastoral Social-ecological Systems

In the winter of 2009‐2010 Mongolia experienced the most severe dzud since the consecutive dzud winters of 1999‐2002. The 1999‐2002 dzud was an important catalyst for a number of donor‐led efforts to improve pasture and livestock management and risk preparedness using community‐based approaches. In the 2009‐2010 dzud, about 8.5 million livestock had died, approximately 20% …

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 والطريقة المثلى لضمان سلامة عائلتك تتمثل في الاستعداد عن طريق وضع خطة كوارث. Set of fact sheets and preparedness checklists developed by the American Red Cross. Online version of fact sheetsand preparedness checklists http://www.redcross.org/prepare/disaster-safety-library