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Disaster Reduction Day

The second Wednesday in October (today) is designated by the UN as Disaster Reduction Day. This year, I recommend education through entertainment to reduce your personal risk. Play Stop Disasters!, a sim-city style game on disaster mitigation. Play Beat the … Continue reading

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geoNatHaz field book

geoNatHaz is an international field school with trips to observe natural hazards in Italy and Canada. The purpose is to increase competency in dealing with natural hazards and to increase international understanding of the hazards. After attending the 2010 Canadian … Continue reading

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Disaster Reduction Day

The second Wednesday in October (today) is designated by the UN as Disaster Reduction Day. In my eternal fascination with all things that go squish in the darkness, I have some suggested activities: 1. Play a round of Stop Disasters! … Continue reading

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