Advocacy & Media

Geneva, Switzerland
Closing date
Responsibilities will depend on the individual's background, the intern's assigned unit as well as the internship period.
This study proposes an analytical framework for urban disaster recovery and resilience based on social media data that can analyze short-term disaster recovery and assess disaster resilience from the perspectives of infrastructure.
Natural Hazards (Springer)
In Trinidad and Tobago 41 activities are planned under the theme 'Being Disaster Prepared Is My Responsibility': evacuation drills, workshops, business continuity training, a community symposium, a public education fair & climate change education.
Newsday - Daily News Limited
A Fijian researcher hopes to use music and song to help school students better understand climate literacy, saying there are nursery rhymes, poems and dances which speak to natural disasters and indigenous knowledge around climate change.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
This article investigates polder implementation and management processes, perceived as a potential introduction of social innovation in Poland and Hungary, where social innovation in FRM is required but where the introduction of innovative solutions stall
Journal of Flood Risk Management (Wiley)
The aim of the study was to assess the effectiveness of using videos to educate and signal risk during natural disasters, and to promote protective action in the community.
This study aims to examine the role of information and communication technology in providing information on hydrometeorological disasters; the preparedness of community groups to face disasters in areas prone to hydrometeorological disasters.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
social media
A first of its kind study into global Twitter activity during heatwaves has revealed why social media should be leveraged to spread information about extreme temperatures.
Charles Darwin University
In the wake of the 2020-2021 Southwest Puerto Rico earthquake sequence, researchers asked emergency responders and residents in affected communities about the information they needed to prepare for the next earthquake.
Seismological Society of America
River bed and destroyed village after the July 2021 floods in Germany
A UFZ study shows: If the population feels well informed, it has a more positive view towards nature-based flood prevention.
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH