Anders Wilhelmson speaks on the PeePoo bag -- a personal single use toilet that sanitises human waste, preventing faeces from contaminating the immediate area as well as the larger environment. Extremely important in the first days of a disaster-struck area when all sanitation is down.
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No Tents Please... We're Swedish!
BY JOHAN KARLSSON
@ VOL 21
ON FEB 20, 2010
In a special presentation that was recorded as part of our reconstruction efforts in Haiti -- see more in our Haiti Reconstruction Channel -- Johan Karlsson explains why we shouldn't send tents to disaster areas.
"Presentation of the Day" on February 9, 2013.
Clowns Without Borders
BY BRUCE MACPHAIL
@ VOL 11
ON FEB 19, 2010
Bruce Macphail is the project manager for the American chapter of Clowns Without Borders, and in his presentation he discusses the CWB's mission to offer laughter and relieve suffering for all who live in areas of crisis, especially children.
"Presentation of the Day" on January 18, 2013.
Walking Through Japan
BY THOMAS KOEHLER
@ SWISS PECHAKUCHA NIGHT
ON FEB 07, 2014
Thomas Koehler, feeling devastated by the 2011 earthquake disaster, took the inititive to create his own project to raise awareness and show his love for Japan. Listen to his endearing story of his struggles and his expereinces with friendly natives as he walks from Hokkaido to Cape Sata.
"Presentation of the Day" on February 21, 2014.
Heroism, Honeymoon, Disillusionment: Four Stages of Psychological Response to a Disaster
BY LUCY-JANE WALSH
@ VOL 23
ON MAY 04, 2015
Digital archivist Lucy Jane Walsh uses images from the Canterbury Eartqhuake Digital Archive- CEISMIC, to visually guide through the 4 stage psychological responses to a disaster
Restoration from the Rubble - Medic Samaritan
BY CHAD BECKER
@ VOL 19
ON MAY 12, 2016
In this presentation Chad Becker discusses the efforts of Medic Samiratan, which was established to offer medical support in Haiti for mission teams and the residents they served following the catastrophic earthquake in January 2010 which devastated the already impoverished Third World country. Evolving from its founding objective, Medic Samaritan now enters into healthcare concentrated endeavors that facilitate access to shelter, education, and clean water within the rural mountainous communities of Beloc, Camatin, and Decouze, Haiti. The Medic Samaritan SEWing Sustainability model (Shelter, Education/Engagement, Water), focuses on empowering Haitians through projects that promote long-term, community health development and sustainability.
It Won't Happen Here, Right?
BY SIOUX CAMPBELL
@ VOL 22
ON OCT 11, 2017
Sioux Campbell lives in Cairns, Australia, an area prone to cyclones, flooding, mud slides, etc. She knows all about natural disaster! Her job is to train communities in how to prepare for, and what to do in case of natural disaster. Sioux uses creativity, humour and cold hard science to spread her message of 'Be Prepared'.
Architecture is Hazardous
BY JANINE GLAESER
@ VOL 28
ON NOV 29, 2018
Architects possess a unique skill set that allows them to build community resilience, both in design and in natural disaster recovery. An Architects Withoug Boarders post-earthquake relief trip to Haiti introduced me to a role that architects play in helping communities rebuild after a natural disaster. It has been an honor to work with NGOs on Disaster recovery and rebuilding projects in El Salvador, Nepal, Florida, Colorado, and Dane County, WI.