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Sompo Japan Insurance helps to develop puppet play that teaches disaster awareness

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Under its “Education for Disaster Reduction” programme, Sompo Japan Insurance supports non-profits in presenting a puppet show for disaster awareness.

Pacific Disaster Centre

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Pacific Disaster Centre (PDC) is an applied science, information and technology centre, working to reduce disaster risks and impacts on peoples' lives and property. PDC works to foster disaster resiliency through the use of science, information, and technology for sound, evidence-based decision...

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IBM Combines Technology Donations and Volunteering for Disaster Relief

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Over the last 10 years, IBM has responded to more than 70 natural disasters and provided millions of dollars for its disaster-relief experts to participate in cross-border volunteer opportunities.

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Is your business disaster proof?

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When disasters strike, 25% of businesses never re-open. And 80% of those that do not recover within one month are likely to go out of business. 75% of companies without business continuity plans fail within three years of a disaster. It is a sobering picture for any CEO or corporate board.

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Reducing Disaster Risk

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Business Contributions to Disaster Risk Reduction

In March 2015, the UNISDR (The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction) is gathering government, business and NGO leaders, from around the world, to develop a framework that will make the world a safer place in today’s disaster...

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An ounce of prevention: The case for Disaster Risk Management - Oct 2008

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One dollar spent in disaster prevention, the experts tell us, is worth four dollars spent in disaster response. Business companies have to find the math compelling...

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Funding for our Disaster Preparedness Training for Secondary School in Kenya

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In Kenya, there has been increasing losses on population growth, as a result of which the impacts are now felt to a larger extent among the youths. Young people are the most important resources in a country as they have the strength to build the nation. However the vulnerable to the disasters are...

Need To India

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Need To India focuses its services toward several themes including abused women and children, HIV awareness and care, disaster relief and rural development programs.

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Clorox supports the American Red Cross

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For generations, Clorox has supported the American Red Cross, donating money and products like Glad® trash bags, Clorox® bleach and other disinfecting cleaners to help the American Red Cross with its disaster relief efforts.

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Levi Strauss works with NGOs to get involved in disaster response

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The Levi Strauss Foundation provides relief grants, organizes employee volunteerism, and matches donations made by Levi Strauss & Co. employees to support communities that have fallen victim to natural disasters.