Flash Floods and Debris Flow are a major hazard in Europe and worldwide and Early Warning Systems are the best way to increase preparedness and suport efficient operational risk management. The video presents the advanced tools developed under the EU FP7 IMPRINTS project to support operational risk management and the implementation of the EU Flood Directive. These tools are the result of scientific research on rainfall forecasting, on hydrometeorological forecasting and on flood early warnings systems undertaken by a consortium of 18 institutions incorporating universities, research institutes, operational risk management agencies and private entreprises of the field.
30 Jan 2015
This video exercise is a bottom up participatory process that empowered a Maasai Community to craft and send their message out about their reality and need for climate information. It is an attempt to connect the dots between the ground and the highe...
Tags: Video, Climate Change Adaptation
20 Nov 2014
The British Red Cross uses mobile cinema to tackle cholera in Sierra Leone. It may not have the same glamour as Hollywood, but through the power of film the British Red Cross is tackling the deadly cholera outbreak in Sierra Leone.
Tags: Video, Communicable Disease, Communication As Aid
09 Apr 2015
The Red Cross Red Crescent Movement believes communities need and deserve to have information that affects their future, both before and after a disaster. As in everyday life, communities make decisions based on the best possible information availabl...
Tags: Video, Communication As Aid