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Media role in removing hurdles in disaster relief and risk management stressed

<b>ISLAMABAD: Having a greater insight on disaster situation,media can resolve compound issues and remove hurdles in disaster relief and risk management</b> …

New international framework for disaster risk reduction mentions importance of Space technologies | UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal

After 30 hours of negotiations, the 187 Member States that attended the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) in Sendai, …

The 5 Step Guide To Using Social Media in Crisis Management - Jeffbullas's Blog

One of the benefits of social media is undoubtedly its immediacy and its timeliness. It gives the user a way to be present with their audience in …

A student perspective, Crisis and Disaster Management

6th Annual BBK Summer Academy. Photo Credit: Doug Hanchard<p>Every year, the Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Management of the Ministry …

A life lesson from a volunteer firefighter

Volunteer firefighter Mark Bezos tells a story of an act of heroism that didn't go quite as expected -- but that taught him a big lesson: Don't wait …

Include a "Fun Fund" in Your Budget to Stick to Your Financial Goals

We've mentioned that one of the reasons personal budgets fail is because people don't remember to give themselves some spending money for …

What Should I Do When I Can't Fall Asleep?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I'm not an insomniac or anything, but sometimes I just can't fall asleep. Is there anything I can do to help the process …

Google Launches Crisis Tools For Typhoon Yolanda

Google has released a package of apps it hopes will assist recovery efforts in the Philippines after devastating Typhoon Yolanda swept across the country last week.<p>The tools are designed to help survivors and remotely located family members find each other and to provide data about relief efforts …

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