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National Society Preparedness – Newsletter (May 2021)

On this issue: Headline: Watch a new 3-minute video on Technological & Biological Hazard Preparedness Preparedness experiences from National Societies related to multi-hazards worldwide. Events:...

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When lightning strikes twice (or even three times)

The Covid-19 pandemic is forcing a critical examination of how communities and countries prepare for multiple, overlapping crises. Here are a few lessons the Japanese Red Cross Society learned after...

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The Great East Japan Earthquake: lessons learned, 10 years on

The Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011 and ensuing tsunami took more than 18 000 lives and wreaked untold damage. The key takeaways of this edition are: The 2011 earthquake exceeded assumptions of...

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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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Document sur les enseignements tirés: répondre aux séismes

Introduction Les tremblements de terre sont des catastrophes présentant des caractéristiques spécifiques. Ils détruisent les infrastructures de transports (par ex. les routes, les ponts) et peuvent...

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School for tsunami risk draws crowds

By Denis McClean SENDAI, 6 November, 2019 - The earthquake and tsunami which occurred in Chile in February, 2010, helped save the lives of 320 people in Japan when it was struck the following year by...

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Sendai responds to tsunami alerts

By Denis McClean SENDAI, 5 November, 2019 - Tsunami warning sirens sounded across the Sendai coastal plain this morning sending thousands of people to some 40 designated evacuation sites as Japan...

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Pollution creates 'black tsunami' risk

By Denis McClean SENDAI, 4 November, 2019 - This World Tsunami Awareness Day, November 5, is an opportunity to raise awareness of the huge health risk that so-called “black tsunamis” pose to...

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