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Culture must be considered in approaches to disaster risk reduction – UN-backed report

The 2014 World Disasters Report, published by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), explores the question of how culture could become a central consideration in disaster risk reduction efforts, and analyses the influence of disasters and risks on culture. ...

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(PDF) Urban classes and castes – how a town is not a community. In: Cannon, T. and Schipper, L. World Disasters Report 2014- Disasters, Culture

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The Cultural Turn in Disaster Research: Understanding Resilience and Vulnerability Through the Lens of Culture

Abstract This chapter explores the cultural dimensions of disasters. By tracing the intellectual origins of disaster research, the chapter describes how the field has shifted from being primarily concerned with questions about social structure to a more balanced approach that seeks to better understand the complex relationship between culture and disasters.

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World Disasters Report 2014 – Focus on Culture and Risk

Oct 16, 2014 · This year, the World Disasters Report takes on a challenging theme that looks at different aspects of how culture affects disaster risk reduction (DRR) and how disasters and risk influence culture.

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MEXICO COUNTRY CASE STUDY REPORT │ How Law and Regulation Supports DRR │ June 2014 Executive Summary In recent decades, the occurrence of disasters has increased significantly at the global level, especially due to the effects of climate change, a growing world population and the rising vulnerability of development models. The scale

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This year, the World Disasters Report takes on a challenging theme that looks at different aspects of how culture affects disaster risk reduction (DRR) and how disasters and risk influence culture ...

World Risk Report - Institute for Environment and Human Security

The WorldRiskIndex developed by UNU-EHS describes the disaster risk for various countries and regions. The main focus of the report is the threat from, or exposure to key natural hazards and the rise in sea level caused by climate change, as well as social vulnerability in the form of the population’s susceptibility and their capacity for ...

Basics of Capacity Development for Disaster Risk Reduction

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World Disasters Report 2014: Focus on culture and risk

World Disasters Report 2014: Focus on culture and risk This year, the World Disasters Report takes on a challenging theme that looks at different aspects of how culture affects disaster risk reduction (DRR) and how disasters and risk influence culture.

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enabling fast reading. The texts of the Report are sup-plemented by maps, diagrams and pictures to illustrate their content. More in-depth information, scientific details of the methodology applied and tables are available at www.WorldRiskReport.org. There, the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Reports can be downloaded, too.

World Disasters Report 2014

World Disasters Report 2014 – Focus on Culture and Risk This year, the World Disasters Report takes on a challenging theme that looks at different aspects of how culture affects disaster risk reduction (DRR) and how disasters and risk influence culture.

How social media is reshaping news

Sep 24, 2014 · In addition to sharing news on social media, a small number are also covering the news themselves, by posting photos or videos of news events. Pew Research found that in 2014, 14% of social media users posted their own photos of news events to a social networking site, while 12% had posted videos.

Devastating Earthquake in China's Ludian County

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Apr 23, 2014 · His father was in the Navy during World War II, and both of his brothers have also served. Myers chose to take a different route. The ACA member has been a practicing counselor for approximately 11 years and has worked in a variety of clinical settings. One of those settings turned his interest in the military into a focus for advocacy.

UN Environment Annual Report 2018

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World Disasters Report 2015: local actors, the key to

International humanitarian aid is a 20-billion-dollar industry. Yet, just 1.6% goes directly to national NGOs. This event, held in partnership with the British Red Cross, will launch the World Disasters Report 2015, which explores the role of local actors in humanitarian ...

2018-2022 FEMA Strategic Plan

The 2014-2018 plan built on that idea by institutionalizing whole community efforts to position FEMA and its partners to improve outcomes for disaster survivors and communities. The 2018-2022 Strategic Plan will mobilize that whole community to build a culture of preparedness, ready the Nation for

The Biggest News Stories of 2014

Dec 26, 2014 · The Biggest News Stories of 2014 What happened around the world this year. ... The latest World Health Organization figures report that more than 6,000 people have died from the outbreak out of ...

Terry Cannon | Institute of Development Studies

He has recently focused on the significance of culture in relation to risk and people’s perception of hazards and climate change. This involved being a lead editor for the Red Cross World Disasters Report 2014: Focus on Culture and Risk.

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Eager to draw lessons from the recent past on how to bolster Tanzania’s emergency preparedness and response capacity, over 55 high-level participants across 20 different government departments gathered in Arusha on July 15 and 16, 2019 for a lessons learned exercise (LLE) workshop focusing on the 2014 and 2016 Kilosa district floods.

The 10 top news stories of 2014 on theguardian.com

Dec 26, 2014 · The 10 top news stories of 2014 on theguardian.com This article is more than 5 years old Nude photo leak and Sydney siege received most attention as news fought for space with Instagram pics and ...

Violence and disasters

World report on violence and health (WHO, 2002, ... Focus should be on caring for victims of violence and on ... World Health Organization, 2004. ...

(PDF) Disaster & development: Examining global issues and cases

The book: Closely examines the concepts of disasters and sustainable economic development as they are applied around the world Sheds light on how communities can boost their ability to respond to ...

World Disasters Report 2016: saving lives today, investing for

An event to launch the IFRC’s World Disasters Report 2016, which will focus on resilience and investment in disaster risk reduction measures. Contributing chair Christina Bennett @cr_bennett - Head of Humanitarian Policy Group, ODI Speakers David Sanderson @raan1000 - Professor and inaugural Judith Neilson Chair in Architecture at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Co …

Review of ‘Cultures and Disasters: Understanding Cultural

Edited by Fred Krüger, Greg Bankoff, Terry Cannon, Benedikt Orlowski, and E. Lisa F. Schipper Cultures and Disasters: Understanding Cultural Framings in Disaster Risk Reduction. Abingdon and New York: Routledge; 2015. 282 pages, ISBN

World disasters report 2002: focus on reducing risk

This edition of the World Disasters Report 2002 provides evidence that investing in preparedness and mitigation helps combat the terrible human and economic toll of disasters. Reducing disaster risk is an urgent priority not only for disaster managers, but for development planners and policy-makers ...

Ten Most Significant World Events in 2014

Dec 15, 2014 · Ten Most Significant World Events in 2014. Russia Annex Crimea Passport Blog Post by James M. Lindsay. December 15, 2014 Russia Annex Crimea Passport Blog Post Blog posts represent the views of ...

World disasters report 2014: focus on culture and risk

This year’s World Disasters Report focuses on culture and risk. It explores the different ways in which culture affects disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation and how disasters and risk influence culture.

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After disasters, there is often a significant increase in the number of women who receive late or no prenatal care. Among women affected by natural disaster, there are significantly higher rates of low birth weight infants, preterm infants and infants with low head circumference.

(PDF) Urban classes and castes – how a town is not a

Urban classes and castes – how a town is not a community. In: Cannon, T. and Schipper, L. World Disasters Report 2014- Disasters, Culture and Perceptions of Risk.

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