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Gestão de Cadáveres após Desastres: Manual para Equipes de Primeira Resposta no Terreno

Cordner, s.; R. Coninx; H.J.Kim; et al., Eds.: Pan American Health Organization (PAHO); CICV, et al., (2016)


Segunda edição (revisada). Portuguese Version of Management of dead bodies after disasters: a field manual for first responders
https://www.paho.org/disasters/index.php?option=co...


Cholera: Introduction (English/Portuguese/Arabic عربى/Hausa)

World Health Organization WHO, (2019)


Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food. This course provides a general introduction to cholera and is intended for personnel responding to outbreaks in complex emergencies or in settings where the basic environmental infrastructures have been damaged or destroyed. It includes materials that can be accessed in English, Arabic and Hausa. Free Online Course. Learning objectives: By the end of this course, participants should be able to: describe the case definition and alerts for cholera; describe main transmission routes; list list the key preventive actions; and explain how cholera control is multisectoral. Course duration: Approximately 1 hour.
https://openwho.org/courses/cholera-introduction-e...


Extreme weather and disaster preparedness: 2018 cyclone preparedness lessons learnt

Bangladesh Red Crescent Society , et al., Eds.: UNHR, (2019)


Enhancing disaster preparedness for effective response. One of the most disaster-prone countries in the world, Bangladesh each year experiences a high degree of seasonal variety, including southwest monsoon and two cyclone seasons. With its long coastline on the Bay of Bengal and with a landscape consisting of flat deltaic plains and sandy hills, Cox´s Bazaar is highly exposed to natural hazards and extreme weather, including cyclones, torrential rain, landslides, flash floods, storm surges and extreme temperatures. The 2018 Cyclone Preparedness Lessons Learnt Exercise aims to capture and analyse knowledge acquired by humanitarian actors during their cyclone preparedness efforts and operations in the Rohingya refugee camps during the 2018 cyclone seasons. The purpose is to provide a reference document for planning for future cyclone seasons, support evidence-based advocacy, and identify gaps in preparedness which need to be addressed in advance of the 2019 cyclone seasons. The report focuses on lessons learnt in the refugee camps, not host communities Large File: 17 MB
https://reliefweb.int/report/bangladesh/extreme-we...


Updated WHO/WEDC Technical Notes on WASH in Emergencies

World Health Organization; Water Engineering Development Centre, Eds.: World Health Organization, (2013)


Download these technical notes directly from the website: These four-page illustrated notes, originally prepared in 2011 and updated in 2013, provide practical, evidence-based recommendations in responding to immediate and medium-term water, sanitation and hygiene needs of populations affected by emergencies. The notes are relevant to a wide range or emergency situations, including both natural and conflict-induced disasters. They are suitable for field technicians, engineers and hygiene promotors, as well as staff from agency headquarters.
http://www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/publica...


Geo-informatics Applications in Disaster Management (Facilitator’s Guide)

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, Relief and Resettlement Department, (2016)


This module carries pre-training entry level assessment as well as hands on exercise manual on Geographic Information Systems, Remote Sensing, Geographic Positioning System (GPS) and some applications of these technologies on Disaster Risk Management (DRM) especially for hazard mapping, monitoring and risk assessment module as well as the damage assessment module. Practical manual developed using open source products like Quantum GIS , RStudio, Google Earth Pro and Google Earth Engine.
This module can also can be used by other training facilitators, non-technical professionals and selflearners as well. However, it is strongly recommended that training participants and self-learners already have some basic knowledge of Computer Basic, Geoinformatics and disaster management.
No publication year indicated.
Original file: 29,5 MB
http://unhabitat.org.mm/wp-content/uploads/2018/06...


Geo-informatics Applications in Disaster Management (Facilitator’s Guide) (Burmese Version)

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement (MSWRR), Relief and Resettlement Department, (2016)


This module carries pre-training entry level assessment as well as hands on exercise manual on Geographic Information Systems, Remote Sensing, Geographic Positioning System (GPS) and some applications of these technologies on Disaster Risk Management (DRM) especially for hazard mapping, monitoring and risk assessment module as well as the damage assessment module. Practical manual developed using open source products like Quantum GIS , RStudio, Google Earth Pro and Google Earth Engine.
This module can also can be used by other training facilitators, non-technical professionals and selflearners as well. However, it is strongly recommended that training participants and self-learners already have some basic knowledge of Computer Basic, Geoinformatics and disaster management.
No publication year indicated.
Original file: 30,5 MB
http://unhabitat.org.mm/wp-content/uploads/2018/06...


Indonesia: Disaster Management Reference Handbook

Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance, (2018)


The Indonesian government has reformed its laws, policies, and institutions to better manage disaster risk since the significant 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami. The Government of Indonesia now has contingency plans for every disaster-prone city which identifies its vulnerabilities, outlines the relief response, and builds overall preparedness. In 2007, the government introduced a disaster management bill that incorporated disaster management prevention into disaster management response. In 2008, Indonesia created the National Disaster Management Agency (Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana, BNPB). The new shift led to the strengthening of the country’s disaster management agency, and the addition of district branches and representatives. Despite the progress made, more work is needed at the local level as well as integration of disaster risk reduction in government departments.11 Under Indonesia’s 2007 Disaster Management law, provincial and district administrations are mandated to head disaster management during a crisis.
https://www.cfe-dmha.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket...


Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction for Sustainable Development: A Guidebook for the Asia-Pacific

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), (2017)


Lack of satisfactory progress in mainstreaming disaster risk reduction within development is attributed to various factors. One of the important factor that is often not much appreciated is the inadequate comprehension of mainstreaming and the absence of clear, cogent and practical guidelines, tools and techniques for mainstreaming DRR within development. This Guidebook helps to tackle this challenge by providing strategic and practical guidelines on how to mainstream disaster risk reduction into their policies plans and programmes across key sectors. It discusses strategic approaches towards risk resilient development in the Asia-Pacific region and demonstrates how to operationalize them using examples from various countries in the region. These guidelines can be adopted by countries according to their specific contexts, resources and capacities.
https://www.unescap.org/sites/default/files/public...


Handbook for a School-based Risk Reduction Initiative

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), (2015)


This handbook presents basic content and tips for implementing a school-based risk reduction programme. It is organised into five modules: its importance; approach and process; activities to benefit children up to five years old; activities for students aged 5–17; and activities for young people and volunteers aged 17–24.
A generic framework for school-based risk reduction initiatives is illustrated in a diagram on p.10. The Comprehensive School Safety framework suggests a series of continuing activities that include: identifying the hazards in and around a school; conducting drills; preparing contingency and disaster management plans by involving parents, teachers and students; and building on the capacities of an institution and individuals to cope with the challenges during an unforeseen event. It also consists of three pillars: safe learning facilities; school disaster management; and risk reduction and resilience education.
http://www.rcrc-resilience-southeastasia.org/wp-co...


Guideline on Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction: Early Warning and Accessible Broadcasting

Dion, Betty; Qureshi, Aqeel, Eds.: Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES), Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union, Asia Disaster Preparedness Center, (2014)


- Build community resilience to coastal hazards by improving capacity of inclusive disaster management systems.
- Reduce the mortality rate of persons with disabilities in situations of risk.
- Raise awareness about inclusive policies, practices and disaster risk reduction strategies that address the accessibility of communication, shelter, transportation and early warning systems.
- Foster collaboration between disaster preparedness organizations, broadcasters and organizations of persons with disabilities to mainstreaming disability issues in disaster risk reduction strategies.
- Build the capacity of disaster management organizations, governments, broadcasters and built environment practitioners by providing technical specifications on accessible communications and the design of accessible shelters and the built environment.
http://www.old.gaates.org/resources-disaster/Early...


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