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Child-centred disaster risk reduction, child protection, orphans, information and participation of children and youth, impact of disasters on children and youth.

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This report provides an introduction to public engagement on climate change adaptation. Public engagement is critical to the long-term success of efforts to build climate resilience through national adaptation plan (NAP) processes.
National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network
Hurricane Hector - August 2018
Visualizations can bridge the gap between complex science and communicating the risks that storms and sea level rise pose to coastal communities.
Pennsylvania State University
Living in and reporting from small villages outside of the capital of Dili, reporters like Marion Martinz say they feel the pressure of covering these events.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
This study provides novel insights into the occupational health and safety impacts experienced during a historic extreme heat event in Canada. By conducting a systematized review and content analysis of media coverage about the 2021 Heat Dome.
Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
PreventionWeb spoke to Miguel Telo de Arriaga, Head of the Division of Literacy, Health and Well-being at Portugal’s Directorate-General of Health to learn more about the country’s approach to risk communication, and how this is applied to reduce risks.
Just this year, heatwaves blasted southern Europe, the United States and China; wildfires lit up Greece, Canada and Maui in Hawaii; and winter storms froze large parts of the US.
Conversation Media Group, the
Happy boy drinking water from water pump, water fountain in village in Africa.
In this story, Idah Murithi shares a captivating tale of a young girl’s journey to restore a river and educate her community about the power of collective action in safeguarding natural resources.
Global Resilience Partnership
When disasters strike, social media gets flooded with images, warnings and calls for help. Many of the posts are sources for relevant information from disaster sites and the data can help understand the progression and aftermath of a disaster.