Advocacy & media

Advocacy & media

Advocacy and public awareness raising, disaster risk reporting, public information on disaster risk reduction, risk communication, social media.

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“Refuse to glorify resilience; demand accountability.” Thus reads a meme on Puerto Rican social media, the background image a house with a wind-battered roof, a combination of rusted tin and ragged palm tree leaves.
Union of South American Nations
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2022
This study analyzed the content of Twitter data collected during Hurricane Harvey to identify the data of the highest relevance for assessing the impacts on infrastructure through automatically grouping the tweets by topics of discussion.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Science
A person is taking a photograph on their phone of a plant.
The Global Resilience Partnership (GRP), through The Resilience Knowledge Coalition, is hosting a social media competition in the lead-up to the Resilience Hub at COP27.
Global Resilience Partnership
It’s a problem almost as old as time, and a frustration that’s familiar to anyone who has tried communicating with a spouse, a child or a friend: You think your words are clear, but they seem to hear something different than you intended.
University of Delaware
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2022
The goal of this report is to take stock of the early behavioural sciences literature on COVID-19 misinformation as well as provide a snapshot of the narratives of COVID-19 misinformation and the prevalence and spread of this misinformation.
European Commission
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UNDRR with the financial support from the European Union, announces the “Sing for Resilience” musical contest for countries based in Central Asia to mark this year’s International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
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An EU-backed project is developing a suite of learning materials on the use of social media and crowdsourcing (SMCS) in disasters. The resources will improve European resilience.
European Commission
Concern Worldwide – a member of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance – has been undertaking collaborations and dialogues with journalists in Bangladesh.
Flood Resilience Portal