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AIDR Feb 20
Young people are integral to disaster . If you’re aged between 10-24, take Australia’s largest disaster risk and climate change survey of young people to inform the 2020 Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.
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NSW RFS Jan 5
Good news from for the residents of Bega, Tathra, Merimbula, Pambula, Eden, Bermagui and villages to the north and south, with news that they can now return. With areas of active fire still around, residents need to monitor conditions and travel with care
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Psychosocial Centre Dec 12
Today 196 states and 192 National Societies affirmed that early and sustained mental health and psychosocial support is essential in all humanitarian response efforts. We have worked towards this for 25 years and we are so proud.
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Shona Whitton Oct 14
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FRRR Oct 6
Tackling Tough Times Together grants provide flexible funding to support community-based activities that both help to relieve current stressors and symptoms of the , + most importantly, build capacity + resilience for the future. Apply now:
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AIDR Sep 24
It’s Disaster Preparedness Week at ! Download the ‘Get Prepared’ app and create a plan to avoid an emergency from becoming a disaster. To find out more, visit
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Psychosocial Centre Sep 24
Just imagine if all volunteers were trained in Psychological First Aid! Our Director, and from the discussing how to roll out volunteers across the and Movement
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Shona Whitton Sep 2
The museum on my skin - BBC News
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Ben Beccari Aug 29
My key take home messages from the conference: - Listen, really listen - Think intersectionally - Build true partnerships that empower and centre communities - Creatively disrupt existing systems - The need to join up DRR and CCA (1/2)
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Ben Beccari Aug 29
Replying to @casuscalamitas
- The two sides of the psychosocial coin - we must consider impacts on mental health and the social fabric but also recognise the incredible power of social connection. - We must learn from the oldest surviving culture on earth if we ourselves are to survive catastrophe
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The Second Disaster Aug 28
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Maree Grenfell Aug 28
Congratulations on your podcast! Such a powerful medium to connect community & practitioners to the role creativity can play in preparing, responding & recovering from disasters
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AIDR Aug 27
'If you come into a community to help, you help everyone regardless of what they've lost...listen to what they want then find ways and work through the red tape' - hearing the community perspective from Ange Gordon on the panel at
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Creative Recovery Aug 28
Indigenous peoples see land as family which ensures protection and care. Claire Coleman
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The Second Disaster Aug 28
Oh hi Nina, it’s been awhile! 👋🏼
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The Second Disaster Aug 28
Replying to @jfrichardsonIII
This is lovely.
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The Second Disaster Aug 28
Oh cool! You’re finding all the good stuff !!👏🏼👏🏼
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Amanda Lamont Aug 22
Funding for women’s leadership in Australian local government A pool of scholarships are currently available for women working in local government to participate in a range of leadership courses. The grants are allocated with the…
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Mindframe 4 Aug 19
*Media Alert* We remind to be cautious when using or repeating overseas commentary & coverage linking recent mass shootings in to mental illness. Please refer to the full media alert:
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Shona Whitton 22 Jul 19
A memorial to the first lost to the will be dedicated in August. The Okjökull glacier, in Iceland, has shrunk to less than 1 sq km and lost its status as a glacier. 📷riceuniversity via…
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