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  • After the mudslide, what help does Sierra Leone need? Creative commons image Icon David Hon under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    After the mudslide, what help does Sierra Leone need?

    By Professor Tony Redmond

    Following the destructive landslides, which killed hundreds, Sierra Leone will need support from the rest of us....

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Aug 2017

  • After the mudslide, what help does Sierra Leone need?

    After the mudslide, what help does Sierra Leone need? Creative commons image Icon David Hon under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Aug 2017
    Following the destructive landslides, which killed hundreds, Sierra Leone will need support from the rest of us. Professor Tony Redmond explains what they'll...
  • Amatrice Earthquake: 24th August 2016 - first reactions Creative commons image Icon Paolo Serra under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Aug 2016

  • Amatrice Earthquake: 24th August 2016 - first reactions

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    Amatrice Earthquake: 24th August 2016 - first reactions Creative commons image Icon Paolo Serra under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Aug 2016
    The OU's Dave Rothery shares what we know so far about this morning's Earthquake in Italy
  • Hope of the city Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University

    Hope of the city

    By Jorge Legorreta

    Professor and architect Jorge Legorreta remembers the disasterous events in Mexico City such as the earthquake in...

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 May 2011

  • Hope of the city

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    Hope of the city Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 May 2011
    Professor and architect Jorge Legorreta remembers the disasterous events in Mexico City such as the earthquake in 1985 that changed his career path from...
  • Evan Davis on disaster recovery Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Anthony Furgison | Dreamstime.com

    Evan Davis on disaster recovery

    By Evan Davis, Dr Leslie Budd

    The Open University's Leslie Budd asks Evan: What would happen if a major disaster struck London, England?

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    Video

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Mar 2011

  • Evan Davis on disaster recovery

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    Evan Davis on disaster recovery Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Anthony Furgison | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 24 Mar 2011
    The Open University's Leslie Budd asks Evan: What would happen if a major disaster struck London, England?
  • Fukushima: nuclear concerns Creative commons image Icon JobyOne under CC-BY-NC-SA licence under Creative-Commons license

    Fukushima: nuclear concerns

    By Professor Nick Braithwaite, Sam Smidt

    Following the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the spotlight is now on the nuclear situation there. The team...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Mar 2011

  • Fukushima: nuclear concerns

    Fukushima: nuclear concerns Creative commons image Icon JobyOne under CC-BY-NC-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Mar 2011
    Following the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the spotlight is now on the nuclear situation there. The team preparing the new OU course Inside Nuclear...
  • Earthquake and tsunami in Honshu, Japan: 11th March 2011 Creative commons image Icon japan_style under CC-BY-NC licence under Creative-Commons license

    Earthquake and tsunami in Honshu, Japan: 11th March 2011

    By Professor David Rothery

    Shortly after news started to come through of the massive earthquake in Japan, David Rothery shared his thoughts for us.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Mar 2011

  • Earthquake and tsunami in Honshu, Japan: 11th March 2011

    Earthquake and tsunami in Honshu, Japan: 11th March 2011 Creative commons image Icon japan_style under CC-BY-NC licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Mar 2011
    Shortly after news started to come through of the massive earthquake in Japan, David Rothery shared his thoughts for us.
  • Can coral rings predict tsunamis? Creative commons image Icon dachalan under CC-BY-NC-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Feb 2011

  • Can coral rings predict tsunamis?

    Can coral rings predict tsunamis? Creative commons image Icon dachalan under CC-BY-NC-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Feb 2011
    Can coral give us warning of tsunamis?
  • Nick Buckles on learning in a crisis Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University

    Nick Buckles on learning in a crisis

    By Nick Buckles, Dr Leslie Budd

    The aftermath of the September 11th 2001 attacks taught Nick Buckles about crisis management the hard way, he tells...

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    Audio

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Oct 2010

  • Nick Buckles on learning in a crisis

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    Nick Buckles on learning in a crisis Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Oct 2010
    The aftermath of the September 11th 2001 attacks taught Nick Buckles about crisis management the hard way, he tells Leslie Budd.
  • Deepwater Horizon and other crises Creative commons image Icon kk+ under CC-BY-NC-SA licence under Creative-Commons license

    Deepwater Horizon and other crises

    By The OpenLearn team

     The Deepwater Horizon blow-out sent millions of gallons of oil pouring into the Gulf of Mexico. How do we cope...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Aug 2010

  • Deepwater Horizon and other crises

    Deepwater Horizon and other crises Creative commons image Icon kk+ under CC-BY-NC-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Aug 2010
     The Deepwater Horizon blow-out sent millions of gallons of oil pouring into the Gulf of Mexico. How do we cope with massive oil spills; how do you...
  • Oil and water: What's happened in the Gulf? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime

    Oil and water: What's happened in the Gulf?

    By Dr Patricia Ash

    The massive oil spill off the coast of the US is dominating headlines. Patricia Ash looks at what's going on in...

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Jul 2010

  • Oil and water: What's happened in the Gulf?

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    Oil and water: What's happened in the Gulf? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Jul 2010
    The massive oil spill off the coast of the US is dominating headlines. Patricia Ash looks at what's going on in the Gulf of Mexico.
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