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School safety and education are both key to reducing the impact of disasters. The role of education in reducing disaster risks is enshrined in all global commitments and frameworks. Foremost among...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: China

Based on actual surveys after earthquakes in Taiwan, study maps behavior of populations during and after earthquakes. Important for shelter is how population distributed themselves amongst...

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Publisher(s): Monash University
Date: Feb 2014
Location: China

Presentation made at the Global Dialogue on Wenchuan Earthquake and Response, Chengdu, November 12, 2008. Discusses Principal Ye Zhiping and the retrofit of Sangzao Middle School in Anxian county...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: China

This quick two-page checklist for school administrators and school disaster management committees provides 5 simple action steps: 1. Convene local school safety committee. 2. Assess & Plan. 3...

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School safety and education are both key to reducing the impact of disasters. The role of education in reducing disaster risks is enshrined in all global commitments and frameworks. Foremost among...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: China

This report examines the housing problems in China about two decades ago. It describes the miracle China has made in the field of housing and urban development in the face of such a rapid...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: China

An International Conference on Disaster Reduction was held in Beijing, PeopleÂ’s Republic of China, from 25 to 27 May 2004. The Conference was co-organized by the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the...

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Publisher(s): HelpAge International
Date: Nov 2019

This sixth issue of the Connect newsletter includes the latest research findings on older Cambodians, emergency responses in India and Indonesia, health and care forum in China, and an exclusive...

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Date: Oct 2022
Location: China

 This document presents data and charts on Child-Centred Disaster Risk Reduction: UNICEF’s experience in China. Development of child-friendly and earthquake-resistant construction standards for...

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This presentation covers three aspects of bamboo production and its use in sustainable construction: 1) traditional uses of bamboo architecture 2) challenges to make them mainstream, and 3) good...