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NAMI: COVID-19 Information and Resources
The spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) is having wide-reaching impacts, and people affected by mental health conditions face unique challenges during this time. Even those without history of mental health conditions may feel heightened levels of stress and anxiety relating to the pandemic. National...
Key Messages and Actions for COVID-19 Prevention and Control in Schools
The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) issued new guidance to help protect children and schools from transmission of the COVID-19 virus. The guidance provides critical considerations and practical checklists to...
Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) developed this COVID-19 planning guidance based on traditional infection prevention and industrial hygiene practices. It focuses on the need for employers to implement engineering, administrative, and work practice controls and personal...
Uganda Red Cross Society BPI Materials
These materials were developed by the Uganda Red Cross Society in partnership with GDPC and Resilient Organisations to support their pilot of the Business Preparedness Intiative.
Business Preparedness Initiative (BPI) Workshop in a Box
The BPI Workshop in a Box is a downloadable set of resources that enable any facilitator to run a series of business preparedness and resilience workshops for small and medium organizations. The workshop material is suitable for both for-profit and non-profit organizations. As a downloadable...
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CAP (Common Alerting Protocol)
Online resources relevant to the Common Alerting Protocol (CAP), as selected by the author (Eliot Christian). An international standard (ITU Recommendation X.1303), CAP defines a kind of "standard form", with fill-in boxes and check boxes giving essential details of the emergency alert. Use of CAP in any kind of emergency helps people save lives and protect livelihoods. This is why CAP is an essential part of emergency alerting in societies worldwide. It is also required by law or policy in many countries.
Stories of Preparedness
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The Role of Culture in Risk: When belief systems and interpretations differ
Preparedness in cash-transfer programming
Make Way for Ducklings…with help from an OWL
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