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Europe leads on resilient cultural heritage

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Europe is driving an effort to protect its heritage sites from the risk of disasters. The ResCult project, short for “Increasing Resilience of Cultural Heritage” will allow civil protection departments, heritage ministries, local governments, European Union authorities, private investors and communities to work hand in hand on the issue.

  • Too hot to learn – why Australian schools need a national policy on coping with heatwaves

    Conversation Media Group, the

    Extreme heat can result in physical, cognitive and emotional difficulties but there is no consistent educative policy across Australian schools for heat protection. Brendon Hyndman, Southern Cross University, highlights five key action areas to improve national school heat policy in Australia.

  • Afghanistan: Disaster risk reduction document prepared

    Pajhwok

    A National Consultative Workshop session on the reduction of disaster risks in Afghanistan discussed reducing natural disaster risks and utilising the expertise of regional countries. The completion of a document on reducing natural disaster risks was announced.

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