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Crisis Translation Training as Risk Reduction: Improving Practice

UCL’s Professor Federico Federici was co-investigator of a project aiding translation of information in crises, including in the 2019 Christchurch attack and in Wuhan during the COVID-19 pandemic.


20 February 2023

International policy case study

Research title: Crisis Translation Training as Risk Reduction: improving practice in New Zealand Red Cross, international organizations, and municipal government in Wuhan, China.
Faculty: UCL Faculty of Arts and Humanities 
Activity: Education
Policy type: Emergency Response
Country/Region: South East Asia and Australasia 
Policy partner: NGOs, Non-UK Local or Regional Governments (non-EU), UN Agencies


The INTERACT Crisis Translation project, of which Professor Federici was Co-I, designed training materials to aid translation of crucial information in crises, impacting crisis response in NZ in the aftermath of the 2019 Christchurch attack, and in Wuhan during the early phase of Covid-19 pandemic.


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