The Disaster Book Series

In addition to the published books below watch out for new titles in the COPE Disaster Series: Landslides, Droughts, Wildfires, Heatwaves, Volcanoes.

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COPE will teach YOU how to be ready for Earthquakes – Drop, Cover and Hold! Join COPE on their Earthquake mission to Colima, Mexico where they put their disaster risk reduction skills into action.

Drop, Cover & Hold!

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COPE teamed up with the United Nations Disaster Risk Reduction to write a booklet to commemorate World Tsunami Awareness Day. COPE’s mission is to teach children and their families how to prepare for Tsunamis – Get up to High Ground or Tall Buildings.

This book is also available on the UNDRR website.

Get up to high ground or a tall building!

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COPE teamed up with University of Malaysia and Sultan Idris Education University to teach you how to be ready for Floods – Evacuate! Join COPE on their Floods mission to Kelantan State, Malaysia where they put their disaster risk reduction skills into action.



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COPE teamed up with James Cook University to teach you how to be ready for Cyclones – Stay Safe! Join COPE on their Cyclones mission to Australia where they put their disaster risk reduction skills into action.

Stay Safe!


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Join the COPE squad during lockdown at the COPE Academy. Their mission is to help you stay safe and smiling during the Covid 19 pandemic. We are all in this together!



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COVID-19 Translations

COVID-19 Translations The COPE team, UNICEF and volunteers from all over the world have translated the COVID-19 book to help keep you safe and smiling.

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Storm Surges

Join the COPE squad on another risk reduction adventure. This time they travel to Hong Kong and the traditional fishing village of Tai O.

Candy, Ollie, Ping and Eddy find out how to be prepared for Storm Surges, how to make sure your home is safe, and what to do if you need to evacuate.

Keep clear from the coast

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