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Disaster Reduction Day

The United Nations has designated the second Wednesday in October (today) as disaster reduction day. This year, my theme is seismic hazards! If you live in an earthquake-probe area, build yourself a grab & go bag of immediate emergency-evacuation essentials … Continue reading

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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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GPDRR 2011: Tuesday

The official highlights page (videos) for the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction conference in Geneva covers almost none of the material I scribbled in my notebook. From the IGNITE stage, my go-to destination when I’m between events, I had … Continue reading

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