Findings from study on Immigrants and Refugees in the 2010-2011 Canterbury and Tohoku Disasters demonstrate social vulnerabilities in disasters are fluid and complex, suggesting that people may be simultaneously vulnerable and resilient. Those who had previous experiences of disasters were generally better equipped to deal with the Canterbury and Tohoku disasters.
School students in Uzbekistan learn about disaster preparedness and safe behaviours from materials developed under a programme on integrated teaching of ‘Basics of life safety’”. This is a joint effort by the Ministry of Public Education and UNICEF to introduce information related to DRR and safe behaviour into the school curricula.
The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) concluded a five-year long initiative that aimed to introduce modern approaches in flood management and bring on climate resilient economic practices and adaptation measures.