Tag Archives: United Nations

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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The cold, the old and the bold

My return to Japan in March revolved around attending the United Nations third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR). Posts about that amazing event, the organisations and the people around the world putting their energies into mitigating the impacts … 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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Return from self imposed exile. More travel awaits.

Its been a long time since my last post. Thanks for hanging in there, and bigger thanks to hundreds of you avid readers who urged me to return. And just at the right time! Exciting work, rest and play approaches … Continue reading

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