Installation and Management of Community Cooling Centres

Heatwaves have an immense impact on the health and well-being of people around the world, especially in urban centres. Although growing in recognition, their severity often remains overlooked as a hazard or is addressed too late. This manual was developed to support humanitarians, governments and key actors to prepare for extreme heat events with the […]

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The Missing Voices Approach Manual

The Missing Voices Approach developed by Practical Action seeks to proactively listen to the experiences of marginalized individuals to inform policies and practice that affect their lives. The approach is centred on building trust and actively listening to marginalized voices in a way that prioritizes anonymity, privacy, and confidentiality. This Missing Voices Approach manual provides

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CBRNE Glossary

This European Standard contains terms and definitions for CBRNE (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, explosive) applications. Common understanding and communication is important in the implementation of an effective CBRNE response and this communication will be most effective if there is common understanding of the terms used. Many of the terms and definitions listed here have been

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Technological Emergencies triggered by natural hazards (so called NATECH Events) become also more relevant with the increase of the frequency and strength of natural and climate related hazards. Different material from various organisations address the aspects of NATECH and provide guidance. Available in several languages.

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Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral composed of soft and flexible fibers that are resistant to heat, electricity and corrosion. These qualities make the mineral useful, but they also make asbestos exposure highly toxic. Asbestos is an effective insulator, and it can be used in cloth, paper, cement, plastic and other materials to make them

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Simulacros Escolares: Una Guia

En las siguientes páginas encontrarás paso a paso la apasionante forma de realizar un simulacro como una alternativa educativa para que tú, los niños y las niñas APRENDAN HACIENDO: cómo protegerse durante y después de un desastre, cómo retomar las clases luego de un desastre, cómo enfrentar el hecho de que la escuela se destruya

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