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Reflecting on human society from diverse disciplinary and ideological perspectives to understand the root causes of disasters. For more information check out our webpage! https://disastersdecon.podbean.com/

Videos

IFRC Disaster Law has worked across the Pacific since 2010. The Pacific is at the frontline of disasters, climate change and now Covid-19.

This short video outlines the role of IFRC in the Pacific disaster law space. 

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IFRC

Disasters: Deconstructed podcast 

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Dr Ilan Kelman is Professor of Disasters and Health at University College London, UK and Professor II at the University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway. His overall research interest is linking disasters and health, including the integration of climate change into disaster research and health research.

Dr Kelman creates videos to explore different aspects of disasters. 

Professor Ilan Kelman

What exactly is a disaster? How do we define such an event? And is there really such a thing as a natural disaster?

Join Ilan Kelman, Professor of Disasters and Health at University College London, for this series, The Science of Disasters, in which he explains exactly what constitutes a disaster, why they happen and how we can better prepare for them.

Find out more: Ilan Kelman https://www.ucl.ac.uk/risk-disaster-r... What defines a disaster https://www.ifrc.org/en/what-we-do/di... disasters/what-is-a-disaster/

This series was produced with our partner Pint of Science! Find out more: www.pintofscience.com

This channel is a part of our commitment to making the world a better place by sharing knowledge, stimulating critical thinking and spreading the word about amazing European science, technology and groundbreaking innovations. We release new videos every week – subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqw2...

Why is there no such thing as a natural disaster? Because the root causes are always human-made. And that means it’s also up to us to prevent disasters.

In the latest episode of his series, The Science of Disasters, Professor Ilan Kelman explains why vulnerabilities rather than hazards cause disasters, and what we can do about it.

Find out more: Ilan Kelman https://www.ucl.ac.uk/risk-disaster-r... and http://www.ilankelman.org What is vulnerability? http://www.islandvulnerability.org/in... This series was produced with our partner Pint of Science! Find out more: www.pintofscience.com