Videos

  • #ActNow - Save Later

    In the last decade, almost one million people have been killed by disasters and more than one trillion dollars have been lost. Yet only 1% of international aid is spent to minimise the impact of these disasters.

  • Captain Suraksha

    The film tells us how schools in India can build, plan and mange disaster events by following simple actions for preparedness and safety in their own schools.

  • Changing Tides

    The video shows how a UNDP project in partnership with the government of Odisha is building the resilience of local communities against extreme weather conditions in coastal areas of the state. Implemented in Puri district where water logging has caused widespread devastation, the partnership effectively demonstrates that when communities are empowered to manage their water resources, farm productivity increases, children have clean drinking water and women have to walk less in search of water. The project is supported by the Australian Agency for International Development.

  • Guarding Lives (Part 2)

    The DVD comprises of four instructional films-Fire Safety Measures, Mock Drill Exercises, First Aid Techniques and Search & Rescue Procedures. Each of the film demonstrates the capacity and ability of people, institutions, agencies and society as a whole to manage their emergencies during different disaster events. In each of the film illustrates precautionary steps, situational techniques and essential skills with a word of caution. All procedures and techniques must be learnt under the supervision of master trainers from specialized training institutions.

  • Guarding Lives (Part-1)

    The DVD comprises of four instructional films-Fire Safety Measures, Mock Drill Exercises, First Aid Techniques and Search & Rescue Procedures. Each of the film demonstrates the capacity and ability of people, institutions, agencies and society as a whole to manage their emergencies during different disaster events. In each of the film illustrates precautionary steps, situational techniques and essential skills with a word of caution. All procedures and techniques must be learnt under the supervision of master trainers from specialized training institutions.

  • It is important for people to be aware and learn how to take right actions. - Are you ready?

    The six films highlight how people living in areas prone to different natural hazards can become aware off and learn to use simple preparedness actions to reduce risks from natural disasters.

  • Mixed Cropping

    The video, produced as part of the AusAID-UNDP Climate Change Programme, highlights the importance of the traditional practice of mixed-cropping, which enables farmers to not only meet their own food requirements but also generate profits through selling more crops in the market.

  • One Day on Earth (11.11.11): Building Capacities for Disaster Preparedness

    To strengthen the capacity of community response groups to undertake rescue operations during disasters, a ten-day training programme on Search and Rescue and First Aid was imparted to the volunteers of different districts of Assam.

  • Promoting Seed Germination Test

    The video, produced as part of the AusAID-UNDP Climate Change Adaptation Programme, highlights the significance of a low-cost test to check the germination quality of seeds before sowing. By doing so, it aims to prevent loss of crop due to poor seed quality.

  • Pucca NADEP: An Innovative Method of Composting

    The video, produced as part of the AusAID-UNDP Climate Change Adaptation Programme, demonstrates the significance of Pucca NADEP, an innovative method of composting that produces organic manure in three to four months using very little cow dung.

  • Safe Earth: Making Agriculture Sustainable

    The video, produced as part of the AusAID-UNDP Climate Change Adaptation Programme, shares experiences of small and marginal farmers practicing integrated bio-pest management. It encourages farmers to grow crops without using chemical fertilizers, and build healthy soils and ensure food safety through appropriate management practices.

  • School Safety Initiatives in Kolhapur

    The film highlights school safety initiatives undertaken as part of the GoI-UNDP Disaster Risk Management Programme in Kolhapur district of Lucknow. It gives an overview of major disasters like the Gujarat earthquake, where several school buildings were destroyed due to weak structures. School safety initiatives like preparation of school disaster management plans, conducting regular mock drills, teachers training programmes and structural measures are some of the components covered in the film.

  • When Disaster Strikes - The Story of Samiyarpettai

    This film was shot a few months after tsunami struck parts of southern India on 26 December 2004. It is based on community-based training approaches piloted in Samiyarpettai, a ‘model’ village identified in Tamil Nadu under the Government of India–UNDP National Disaster Risk Management Programme. This village reported fewer deaths than other villages because of the training received by the local communities in rescue and evacuation, survival skills and safety techniques, first aid and other such areas.