Over the past 20 years, disasters due to natural hazards have affected 4.4 billion people, claimed 1.3 million lives and caused 2 trillion US dollars in economic losses. These disasters not only brought death and destruction, they did so disproportionately to the poor and marginalised. They have become one of the main threats to sustainable development on a global scale, yet they are preventable.
15 Dec 2014
An Urban Refugee Task Team webinar with presentations from experts from UNHCR, the Psycho-Social Training Institute in Cairo, and the International Medical Corps.
Tags: Video, Mental Health and Psychosocial Support
07 Jan 2015
Talk by Santa Fe Institut by Leysia Palen
23 Sep 2015
What’s App: Innovation and New Technologies Improving the Effectiveness of Humanitarian Action – Myth or Fact? Keynote Speech:Paul Conneally Head of Communication, International Telecommunication UnionModerator:Julia Herrnböck Journalist, NZZPan...
Tags: Video, Mobile Technology