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IFRC Public Awareness and Public Education for Disaster Risk Reduction: A Guide 2011 Annexes

IFRC Public Awareness and Public Education for Disaster Risk Reduction: A Guide 2011 Annexes

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Annexes describe International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent Societies practices in public awareness and public education worldwide
Annexes describe International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent Societies practices in public awareness and public education worldwide

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www.ifrc.orgSaving lives, changing minds.
annexes
Public awareness and public educationfor disaster risk reduction:a guide
Table of Contents
Integration:examplesinearlywarning2examplesinstructuralsafety2examplesininfrastructuresafety4examplesinlivelihoodsandfoodsecurity4examplesinhealth5examplesofRecovery6Principles:examplesofInclusion6examplesofpartnerships7 Approaches:examplesofcampaigns8examplesofparticipatorylearning9examplesofinformaleducation11examplesofformalschool-basedinterventions12Tools:examplesofpublications14examplesofcurricula,modesandpresentations16examplesofe-learning18examplesofperformanceandtheart18examplesofgamesandcompetitions19examplesofradioandtelevisionpublicserviceanouncements(spots)19examplesofshortvideoandaudio20examplesoflongervideos20examplesofsocialmediaandtelecommunication21examplesofwebactivities21
 
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Public awareness and public education for disaster risk reduction: a guide
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Integration: examples in early warning
 Africa
West and Central Africa
Model for improvement and scale up of use of climateinformation, allowing translation of early warnings intoearly action for better disaster management and response,in cooperation with African Centre of MeteorologicalApplication for Development.
MozambiqueRed Cross Society
Cyclone Early warning system.http://www.redcross.org.mz/
 AsiaPacific
Afghanistan Red Crescent 
Trained 300 staff and volunteers in community-baseddisaster preparedness and ran pilot project on earlywarning and established disaster response units in two cities.http://www.arcs.org.af/
BangladeshRed Crescent Society
Youth use drama to publicize the cyclone warning system,which reaches 8 million people in coastal communities.A network of 143 radio stations alert volunteers, in 33,000villages, who use megaphones to alert their neighbours.The system is credited with saving thousands of lives and issupported by year-round awareness-raising and educationactivities, including regular drills to keep the system working.http://www.bdrcs.org/
CambodianRed Cross Society
Flood early warning system in three provinces. Localcommunity members and RC volunteers take dailywater-level measurements and set up a system of community notice boards indicating when ooding waslikely. Water-level measurements relayed to the MekongRiver Commission, which monitors river ow andsends additional early warning to communities furtherdownstream via radio networks.http://www.redcross.org.kh/english/index.asp
Red Cross Society of the Democratic People’sRepublic of Korea
The Red Cross Society of the DPRK accesses and links tothe national early warning system to receive and relaymessages to households and communities.http://www.ifrc.org/address/kp.asp
Integration: examples in structural safety
Global
IFRC
Participatory Approach on Safe Shelter Awareness (PASSA)participatory tools in development.https://fednet.ifrc.org/sw196725.asp
 Africa
Central and West Africa
Societies are nding technical assistance to support andadapt indigenous construction know-how to adapt shelter.
Togolese Red Cross
Guidance for ood-resistant construction.http://www.ifrc.org/address/tg.asp
 
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Public awareness and public education for disaster risk reduction: a guide
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Europe
Kazakh Red Crescent 
Following a moderate earthquake, the National Societyfacilitated a newspaper insert illustrating the fundamentalsof earthquake-resistant construction. Staff were delightedto discover that grandmothers could be found patrollingconstruction sites, using the insert to monitor reconstruction.http://www.redcrescent.kz/
TurkishRed Crescent Society
Since 50 per cent of earthquake injuries are from fallingand colliding furniture and equipment, and from buildingnon-structural elements, the National Society teaches howsimple, low-cost tools can be used to fastening objects thatcan topple, slide and y, thus preventing tens of thousandsof avoidable injuries. Volunteers use presentations, videos,tabletop models, and displays of sample tools.http://www.kizilay.org.tr/
 Asia Pacific
BangladeshRed Crescent Society
Battling the Storm guidance published on how to makehouses more cyclone resistant.https://fednet.ifrc.org/sw188071.asphttp://www.bdrcs.org/
Red Cross Society of China
Technical documentation (posters) support thegovernment’s public information campaign for earthquakesafe construction following the 2005 Sichuan earthquake.http://www.buildchange.org/resources.htmlhttp://www.redcross.org.cn/
India RC (Assam)
Raised ood platforms 2m above ground, for schoolconstruction and school ood shelters.http://www.indianredcross.org/
IndonesianRed Cross Society
Posters provide guidance for safe bamboo construction,including video.https://fednet.ifrc.org/sw188071.asphttp://www.pmi.or.id/ina/
MyanmarRed Cross Society
Owner-driven storm and ood resilient shelter constructionmodels, including manual, posters and onsite technicalassistance and supervision.http://preventionweb.net/go/17396https://fednet.ifrc.org/sw77724.asp
Pakistan Red Crescent Society
Earthquake-resistant shelter construction.http://www.prcs.org.pk/
The Philippine Red Cross
‘Construction theatre’ develops awareness and demonstratesafe construction techniques. Owner-driven storm-resistantshelter construction. The process of building a 60-metrecanal to steer water away from houses in Santa Paz teachessome simple basics of ood mitigation.http://www.redcross.org.ph/
The Sri LankaRed Cross Society
Safe construction manuals.http://www.redcross.lk/

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