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Day 2⃣ of the #JointFinalConference has begun! Don't forget if you're not in Brussels 🇧🇪, you can watch the livestream on youtube🌐: We'll also be live tweeting the event, stay tuned to this thread!
2⃣nd day of the #JointFinalConference began with synergies between EU funded projects on🤝 #CBRNe🧪☣️☢️⚛️💣 : @peers_eu, @H2020Including, @resist_project, @VERTIgO_EDIDP #MELODY, @COVINFORM_EU, @FIREINProject, #EUBULLSEYE
#JATERROR, @NGTriageEU, @HoloZcan, @NOFEAR_EU. Eight people on the photo (...
@peers_eu @H2020Including @resist_project @VERTIgO_EDIDP @COVINFORM_EU @FIREINProject @NGTriageEU @HoloZcan @NOFEAR_EU @OlgaVybornova We are honored to be actively involved in the influential #CSTAC cluster, driving significant advancements in #CBRN & #standardisation projects, which was presented by @JonHall999 from @resilience247 & @CMINE_EU A man is standing close to ...
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1/6. 📜NEW PAPER: "Vulnerability and #LossAndDamage following the #COP27 of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (@UNFCCC )" from @ccadapt and @angus_naylor looking at how #LossAndDamage intersects with vulnerability thinking.

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2/6. The paper highlights how although the creation of a Transitional Committee to operationalise funding for #LossAndDamage at #COP27 could prove a seminal moment for the @UNFCCC...
3/6. In the context of #LossAndDamage and wider climate financing, discourses of vulnerability and mechanisms and indices for appraising the impacts of #ClimateChange remain unfit for purpose.
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Have you watched this? Allan Lavell and Andrew Maskrey - megaheavies in #DRR talking about the history of thinking on risk and vulnerability, interviewed by Bruno Haghebaert ...
'Disasters as the epitome of failed development' says Allan. And of course it's this perspective that has inspired so many of us working on social vulnerability. Climate change impacts are also the epitome of failed development. So why do we even continue with BAU??
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🚨Paper out in Judgment and Decision Making journal: After the virtual flood! My latest #VirtualReality #EconTwitter experiment on #riskcommunication and the last one to be published from my thesis #PhDone… summary🧵with GIFs and pictures👇
MOTIVATION: people who experienced a disaster invest more in prevention (#DRR). But we don’t want to break dikes 😬What also helps are coping values: feeling of being able to install measures and the belief that they help. Idea: #VR experience to show risk and measures 2/9
METHOD: 108 people showed up for the VR experience + investment game + survey in the Amsterdam @networkinstvu lab. At the same time a control group of 276 Amsterdammers did the investment game + survey online. 4 weeks later VR group online follow-up (78 completed) 3/9
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THREAD: Some interesting uses of the @TwitterAPI to explore #extremeweather events in relation to #climatechange. I found the cognitive dissonance explored in the #wildfires in Australia to hold up based on……
…research that has been carried out. This is where #socialscience can be a leader in engaging with the public. Work that I’m doing now creates spaces for conversations that explore #severeweather risk, focusing on issues of shelter access for those without a range of resources
…we help #communities explore their options, including building consensus on alternative shelter provision, especially where funding is an issue in rural communities. We work with faith groups who have strong #trust and social networks alongside other stakeholders to explore…
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Today is International Day of #Disaster Risk Reduction. A recent report found investment uneven/poorly directed “Every US$100 spent on disaster-related development aid, only 50 cents are invested in protecting development from the impact of disasters” #DRR…
The bulk of the spending, US119.8 billion was earmarked for emergency/ #disaster response and US$7.7 billion was spent on reconstruction, relief, and rehabilitation. This is the wrong way around. It is short-sighted and undermines climate change adaption by poorer countries.
The lack of foresight and investment has been directly seen in the impact of #COVID, as well as its response. Investment and actions taken sooner, based on the assessment and advice of experts and based on modeling and exercises (such as Cygnus in the UK) should have been enacted
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THREAD: My research was published today in the International Journal Of Disaster Risk Reduction (#DRR) The link is below. I wanted to take you through it in a series of graphics and infographics. So here goes....…
This is #SantaBarbara, California. It really is a beautiful place to live, but expensive too. (Secretly - or maybe not - I would LOVE to live and work here). It is also where I carried out my #PhD fieldwork, Living my best #phdlife...
Like many places in Southern California, there are a number of #naturalhazards that can and do impact on the city and its surrounding County:

Wildfires 🔥🔥
Mudslides ⛰️ 🪨
Earthquakes 🏚️🏚️
Tsunamis 🌊🌊
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I’m sick/tired of politicians claiming that they will build back better, having stolen the idea from the UN disasters strategy: “Building Back Better (BBB) is a strategy aimed at reducing the risk to the people of nations and communities in the wake of future disasters and shocks Image
...The BBB approach integrates #disaster risk reduction measures into the restoration of physical infrastructure, social systems and shelter, and the revitalization of livelihoods, economies and the environment.” There is little detail in UK/US politicians co-opting of the phrase
It has become a meaningless mantra. There is no focus on communities, because they don’t try and understand what a ‘community’ is or learn about its social networks, ties and culture. This is what underpins social systems as defined in the Sendai Framework for Action on #DRR.
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😃👋 Welcome to #30days30waysUK 2020 🇬🇧
the 6th edition of the ‘September is #Preparedness Month’.
1⃣ join
2⃣ follow #30days30waysUK like+share
3⃣ access daily resource links
⬇️bookmarks this master thread directory

#DRRtwitter #EMGtwitter #SMEM #DRR Image
Wow 🤩 What a day!! Over 100 partners taking part on the first day!!
What a fantastic start for this years #30Days30WaysUK Thank you so much 👏🏻
We are so excited for this year - stay with us! it’s going to be a great September!!
Here are some of our partners 👇
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😀👋Welcome to day 20 #30days30waysUK @30Days30WaysUK Today we are looking at “Shelter-in-Place” and how social networks are important for preparedness and resilience. It pays to be prepared - and kind...
#FridayMotivation #FridayThoughts
We are delighted to be joined by many partners and @NorthantsEPTeam who have made this video for us to explain 🔉

You can find out more about your local arrangements via your council and their website.

For a list of UK Resilience Forums visit…

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Welcome to day 13 #30days30waysUK where our topic is #SafeNight. Every night should be a safe night...
... unfortunately however, emergencies can also happen at night but there is a lot you can do to be prepared and stay safe. Today, we’re again joined by many partners and @northantsfire.
Start by taking a look at their #30days30waysUK video 🔊

Another excellent #FireSafety video is by @Norfolkfire which highlights the risks in your home room by room and gives advice on how to make it safer. Take a look 🔊…

#30days30waysUK #SafeNight #SafeEscape
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We're delighted to kick off the 🎀5th #30days30waysUK annual #preparedness games, joined by many partners across the #UnitedKingdom + abroad👋😎

To start, we’re asking #WhatEmergency? WATCH⏬

#SMEM #EMGtwitter #DRR
Being aware of past emergencies helps to know and #UnderstandRisk and that is key for personal and community #preparedness
🤔What emergencies have happened near you?
➡️post links/pics/video using #30days30waysUK
➡️follow #30days30waysUK like-share-reply
Day 1 #30days30waysUK: follow the hashtag throughout 'September is #Preparedness Month'! Image
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😃👋 Welcome to #30days30waysUK 2019🇬🇧
🎀🎉 the 5th anniversary edition of the ‘September is #Preparedness Month’ games on social media:
1⃣ game rules:…
2⃣ follow #30days30waysUK, like-share-reply
3⃣ do the daily challenges

⬇️open & bookmark this thread
😃🙌👏first, #shoutouts to our international friends
🇺🇸 running #30days30ways USA
🇭🇷 running #30days30waysCR Croatia
@globalnetworkdr members who are looking at how to run #preparedness games in their communities.

#DRR #EMGtwitter #SMEM @UNDRR @PreventionWeb

⬇️ daily thread
Day 1 #30days30waysUK is about #WhatEmergency to #UnderstandRisk – your thread is at

🤔Games rules:…
🙂Email sign up:…
😎Participate: follow & post using #30days30waysUK
#SMEM #EMGtwitter
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Wow! Our first week of #30days30waysUK is almost up and today we are super excited to talk about Emergency Kits – a so called Grab Bag. 🎒😃 Find out more and start with the video 👇and 'show this thread' ↙️

#DRR #SMEM #EM #preparedness #EmergencyKit
Day 7 #30days30waysUK is about your personal #EmergencyKit: important items ready to go in case of a sudden evacuation all packed in a #GrabBag. Download today's special BINGO at… and match some of the items. Image
How you stock your grab bag is an entirely personal choice and depends on your specific needs, skills and your personal emergency plan. Don't overstock. Keep the contents useful and light to carry. Check frequently, update and upgrade. What items do you choose for your 🎒?
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