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Facebook thinks it can do more to help in times of crisis.

On Wednesday April 19, Facebook revealed test results to the F8 developer conference from its efforts to get rural regions around the world online, and function as a source of disaster relief. 164 more words

Emergency Management

Depression, anxiety, PTSD: The mental impact of climate change

Source: CNN
By Meera Senthilingam, CNN

(CNN)It’s a dream many city-dwellers long for: moving to a spacious house surrounded by greenery in the countryside, where they plan to raise their family. 99 more words

The Muslim Times

oceans

Last fall, I worked on putting together a mini art installation about climate refugees for a class. I collaborated with two of my friends from Nepal; one made a beautiful video, compiling statistics and interviews, while the other displayed some of his photography of the environment, overlaying landscape images of Abu Dhabi and Nepal. 857 more words

POETRY

Emergency Preparedness with Young Children

Emergency preparedness… Unfortunately, it’s not something a lot of people think about until they’re in the middle of a humanitarian crisis or natural disaster (think hurricanes, earthquakes, fires, etc.) It’s been a hot topic for the last few years with a surge in “preppers” and “off-grid-ers.” Since I stay at home with my little ones, I have time to ponder the state of the world and my responsibility to my family as it relates to emergency preparedness. 1,308 more words

Homesteading