All articles for the topic: Community Based Disaster Preparedness

Cover of the Wildfires book

COPE Books for Children: Wildfires

Learn about disaster risk reduction and wildfires with this illustrated children's book from COPE. This time they will travel to Pretoria, South Africa, to meet experts and learn all about wildfires. The COPE Squad has to put their training to good use when called to San Francisco to help with a real Wildfire.

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COPE Books for Children: Droughts

Learn about how climate change will impact droughts and how to be more prepared for them with this illustrated book for children from COPE and United Nations Disaster Risk Reduction.

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COPE Books for Children: Storm Surges

Learn about risk reduction for storm surges in this illustrated book for children from COPE. This time the COPE squad travels to Hong Kong and the traditional fishing village of Tai O.

 

Candy, Ollie, Ping and Eddy find out how to be prepared for Storm Surges, how to make sure your home is safe, and what to do if you need to evacuate.

According to the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, children have a vital role in strengthening community resilience. COPE books have been developed in response to that call to empower children.

This child-friendly booklet is for kids 6-12 years old to generate storm surge awareness through animated characters and simple but strong messages.

COPE is a series of illustrated, not for profit storybooks created in 2018 by author Martha Keswick, award-winning illustrator Mariko Jesse and global disaster risk reduction expert Dr Timothy Sim.

For more information about COPE Disaster Champions 
Christine Messervy 
[email protected]

www.cope-disaster-champions.com

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The Winter Preparedness and Avalanche Readiness Programme, a comprehensive avalanche preparedness plan in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tajikistan

The Winter Preparedness and Avalanche Readiness Programme is a comprehensive avalanche preparedness plan put in place by the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) which includes monitoring, early warning and capacity building. It seeks to reduce avalanche risk in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tajikistan.

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Climate and Disaster Resilience Community Forum in Sutojayan Village

The new community forum has allowed occupants to understand disaster-prone maps in their area, formulate and implement climate adaptation and mitigation actions at the local level.

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CRC

The Croatian Red Cross is a humanitarian, first-aid organisation that has worked ailling the wounded, sick and destitute in the country since the 1800s.

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Live and Learn Environmental Education

Live & Learn works with communities throughout Asia and the Pacific to design, implement and learn from community-based development projects.

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emBRACE: Social Learning and Resilience Building

This report explores how the challenges faced by communities at risk from environmental hazards might be tackled via the application of social learning practices.

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Community Resilience to Acute Malnutrition

The CRAM programme design draws on the analysis that food insecurity and malnutrition arise from a dynamic interplay of different factors that cannot be addressed in isolation. 

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Helping Communities Cope with Climate Change in the Bay of Bengal

Paribartan works with communities to create plans to address climate impacts, improve ability to cope with these impacts, test innovative practices and share lessons for advocacy and replication.

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