Advocacy & Media

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
Climate data contributes to the immediate forecasts we see on the local weather channel, but it’s long term collection reveals the linear trajectory of our changing climate.
How can scientists better explain the potential hazards of sea-level rise to historic coastal communities?
Rajib Shaw - Professor at Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University, Japan - has championed multi-hazard community-based disaster risk reduction in six Asian countries, and his work has led to the establishment of village level community-based working groups.
Three individuals – Myriam Urzúa Venegas, Rajib Shaw and Glenn Suerte Felipe Banaguas – and three organizations – the Pacific Disaster Center, Save the Children Philippines, and SEEDS – are the six laureates of the 2022 United Nations Sasakawa Award.
This paper presents an automated way to extract the damaged buildings images after earthquakes from social media platforms such as Twitter and thus identify the particular user posts containing such images.
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As part of our organisational growth plan, we are looking for an exceptional candidate to support the Centre to achieve its mission and goals through strategic communications.
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In this article, the researchers aim to better understand these framings through a critical discourse analysis of how Indigenous peoples in disasters are represented in the expert news media.
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This study discusses insights, lessons, opportunities and challenges in the development and implementation of stakeholder focused, transdisciplinary research approaches in the context of managing and communicating climate-related risks more effectively. 
Driving into floodwater is the leading cause of flood-related death. Despite media campaigns, drivers continue to enter unpredictable water, risking their lives and the lives of rescuers. Having a Plan B could be the difference between life and death.
Young people wearing face mask using mobile phone keeping social distance
Social media played an important role in driving public engagement with Covid health measures in Lagos, Nigeria; while enabling authorities and researchers to collect near-real-time data – used to ensure campaigns respond quickly to public concerns.