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25/03/2020
The Research Associate will undertake scientific research, policy analysis and stakeholder engagement on DRR and related issues in Asia under the Climate Change, Disasters and Development (CCDD) cluster at SEI Asia in Bangkok, Thailand.You will have a demonstrated interest in exploring the relationship between development and risk – in theory...
25/03/2020
ObjectiveThis webinar explores how P.R. China and the Republic of Korea have been dealing with COVID-19 and provides reflections on how to use disaster risk reduction strategies to scale these practices across countries.BackgroundRecognizing the World Health Organization’s declaration of a pandemic in relation to the global outbreak of the....Date: 26 Mar 2020
25/03/2020
ObjectiveThis webinar explores how P.R. China and the Republic of Korea have been dealing with COVID-19 and provides reflections on how to use disaster risk reduction strategies to scale these practices across countries.BackgroundRecognizing the World Health Organization’s declaration of a pandemic in relation to the global outbreak of the....Date: 26 Mar 2020
25/03/2020
This document aims to guide the revision of existing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Food Distribution in the COVID-19 context at the country level to minimize the risk of exposure of personnel, partners and beneficiaries. It is not meant to replace existing SOPs, but rather complement them.Adjustments to existing food distribution SOPs should...
25/03/2020
As a result of the impact and uncertainty created by the spread of COVID-19, the VII Regional Platform for DRR in the Americas and the Caribbean has been postponed.
25/03/2020
A weather and disaster preparedness mechanism called Women Wetem Weta in Vanuatu keeps rural women and communities informed of crises at an early warning stage.
25/03/2020
South Korea's ‘trace, test, and treat' strategy has succeeded in keeping mortality rates at 1.4%, lower than the global mortality rate of 4.34%.
25/03/2020
Cooler days, compared to a comfortable temperature range of 60 to 70°F, make people less likely to report bad mental health, while hotter days increase this probability.
25/03/2020
Report suggests the Asia-Pacific region must accelerate SDG action and reverse current negative trends, especially those which are depleting environmental resources.

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