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INSARAG: 30 years of urban search and rescue

For the past 30 years, the International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG) has deployed and coordinated search-and-rescue teams to save lives when an earthquake hits a country and causes...

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Tsumami countries share lessons learned

By David Singh GENEVA, 27 October: The build up to World Tsunami Awareness Day on November 5 started in earnest today with a high-level gathering of tsunami-affected countries discussing how to...

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Chile

Chile: Disaster Management Reference Handbook May 2017

Executive Summary Chile is one of the most earthquake-prone countries in the world, mainly due to its location along the Pacific Ring of Fire, an area of intense volcanic activity and earthquakes...

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Philippines + 2 more

Little things that can make a big difference

Malcolm Gladwell in his book refers to the ‘Tipping Point’ where little things can make a big difference: "the moment of critical mass, the threshold, the boiling point" at which "ideas and products...

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Chile + 1 more

Chile disability project wins 2014 Risk Award

By Denis McClean DAVOS, 27 August 2014 - The Chilean town of Peňaflor is celebrating this week. A local NGO born out of the 2010 earthquake and tsunami has scooped the prestigious Risk Award at the...

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Chile

Chilean Red Cross Annual Report 2013 (MAACL001)

This report covers the period 1 January to 31 December 2013 Overview During 2012 there was no separate report on the support provided to the Chilean Red Cross (ChRC) in the 2010 earthquake operation...

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