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.
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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.
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.