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Citizen scientists safeguarding communities around the ‘throat of fire’ volcano


'Community based monitoring has the potential to reduce risk by providing useful data, fostering collaboration between scientists and communities, and providing a way in which citizens are empowered to take actions to preserve lives and livelihoods,' according to the new report based on a University of East Anglia research...

  • Development includes disaster risk management - Analysis

    Eurasia Review

    'The campaign is a great opportunity to change paradigms and contribute to the reorganization of the National System of Protection and Civil Defence. It allows for greater scope and national coordination and strengthens prevention as key to strategic planning in disaster risk reduction,' said Sidnei Furtado, Director of the Civil Defence team in the region of Campinas, Brazil...

  • Japan: Disaster risk discussed at conference organized by Harvard students

    Japan Times Ltd., the

    'We always emphasize that disaster risk reduction should be seen as investment and not an expenditure,' said Satoru Nishikawa, former deputy director for disaster preparedness and international cooperation at the prime minister’s office at a a panel discussion organized by the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR), reports Japan Times...

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