Tag Archives: Disaster Risk Reduction

From Sendai to St Ives North

I have been a volunteer fire fighter here in Australia for 37 years. For the last 9 years I have worked for the NSW Rural Fire Service. Around 5 years ago by chance I became involved in disaster resilience education … Continue reading

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All over bar the shouting. Links to WCDRR outcomes

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The third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) is over, and officially it is being touted as a resounding success. I am pleased to have contributed in my own very small…

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2:46pm, March 11, Kakunodate, Akita Prefecture

2:46pm today was the fourth anniversary of the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami. As I make my way lazily toward Sendai for the United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) I wanted to take time out from my … Continue reading

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