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03 May 2016
Hercules is one of the 5 communities located at the base of the Chaparrastique volcano, in the San Miguel department in El Salvador. On December 29th 2013, the volcano emitted a large column of smoke and ash, affecting nearby towns. Community memb...
Tags: Other type of resource, Resilience, Volcano
Other type of resource
03 May 2016
La comunidad Hércules es una de las 5 comunidades que se ubican en las faldas del volcán Chaparrastique, en el departamento de San Miguel en El Salvador. El 29 de diciembre de 2013 el volcán expulsó una columna de humo y ceniza, afectando los mun...
Tags: Other type of resource, Resilience, Volcano
Report
23 Nov 2015
A new report published by The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), “The Human Cost of Weather Related Disasters”, shows that over the last twenty years, 90% of major disasters have been caused by 6,457 recorded floods, sto...
Tags: Report, Climate Change Adaptation, Cold wave / dzud, Drought, Flood, Heat Wave, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Thunderstorm, Tornado, Tsunami, Volcano, Wildfire
Guidance material
12 Aug 2015
Disaster risk reduction (DRR) has therefore become a critical part of sustainable development strategies. The acronym DRR embraces a complex mixture of policies and actions, from education of civil society, through disaster preparedness strategies to...
Tags: Guidance material, Drought, Earthquake, Flood, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Landslide, Tsunami, Volcano, Wildfire
Video
26 Apr 2015
The eruption of Mount Sinabung on 15 September 2013 left 17 dead and more than 30,000 displaced from their homes. This video features recovery efforts via cash voucher distributions for victims of the Sinabung volcanic eruption.
Tags: Video, Volcano
Video
13 Apr 2015
Ecuador.- Desde septiembre de 1999 la Provincia de Tungurahua experimentó un fenómeno natural como lo es el inicio de la Erupción del Volcán Tungurahua. Este proceso eruptivo hizo que los moradores que vivían en las faldas del volcán y sus cerc...
Tags: Video, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Resilience, Volcano
Video
20 Mar 2015
Since the December 2013 ash eruption of the Chaparratique Volcano in El Salvador, the communities located at its base have been working hard to reestablish themselves and recover from the shocks and stresses caused by the event. Today, these communit...
Tags: Video, Volcano, Youth Preparedness
Training material
31 Oct 2013
List of resource for educators by the US Geologic Survey. Volcano Resources for Educators http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/about/edu/index.php
Tags: Training material, Volcano
Report
30 Oct 2013
The report summarizes some of the presentations given at the 11. Forum Katastrophenvorsorge, 18.-19. January, 2011, in Potsdam/Germany. Link to document http://www.dkkv.org/DE/links/ressource.asp?ID=312
Tags: Report, Flood, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Tornado, Volcano
Case Study
24 Sep 2013
A case study on the importance of effective visualization tools in disaster preparedness, such as volcanic hazard maps, which help public officials and citizens prepare for volcanic emergencies. Volcanic Hazard Maps Improve Disaster Preparedness in C...
Tags: Case Study, Volcano