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01/04/2020
The objective of this qualitative study was to explore the perspectives of school and preparedness officials on the feasibility of implementing a range of social distancing practices to reduce influenza transmission during a pandemic. In the summer of 2017, 36 focus groups were conducted by teleconference and webinar lasting...
31/03/2020
The Trial Guidance Methodology (TGM) is a practical guide and approach to help crisis response organisations follow a structured approach to understanding to what extent socio-technical solutions (such as an app for managing volunteers, a Common Operational Picture (COP) tool or a new training method) can be innovative. The TGM, with the TGM Wheel,...
31/03/2020
This study provides insights on how California policy-makers can hit ambitious climate targets, in a future where water is more scarce and weather more extreme.
31/03/2020
As more countries become affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to keep in mind vulnerable groups and those already affected by other humanitarian emergencies such as conflicts, disasters and climate change placing them in acutely precarious situations.
31/03/2020
Packed inside homes on narrow lanes, people in the Himalayan cities facing coronavirus find it virtually impossible to maintain physical distance from each other.
31/03/2020
Research describes unprecedent temperatures in Antarctica's summer, and suggests the far-reaching impacts of this changing climate on the rest of the globe.
31/03/2020
Bridges built after Japan introduced new design codes in the 1990s survived the 2011 earthquake, but they were not built to cope equally with tsunamis.
31/03/2020
It is the invisible preparations before a tsunami strikes that can do the most to reduce the death toll. Preparing communities to respond to disasters is vital.
31/03/2020
Uganda's development pathway sees the potential for climate changes to undo substantive developments and has prioritized adaptation and mitigation actions.
31/03/2020
The Australian's government's lack of clarity on what falls within the terms of reference of an ‘essential' service has resulted in confusion as the phrase evolves.

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