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A smart solution: Reaping the fruits of technology Addressing the needs of people with disabilities in the event of emergencies and disasters: The country’s first manual in Braille for children with visual impairments UNDP has recently been working with the Dimitar Vlahov School on additional measures to help reduce the risks and negative effects of disasters. Together with the Crisis Management Centre and the Ministry of Education, UNDP and the school have produced the country’s first manual for children in Braille on how to stay safe in case of earthquakes, fires, floods and other natural disasters. After the Rain to be shown in Skopje - a documentary about women farmers coping with climate change The first ever documentary film made by a Macedonian director about climate change, will be screened in Skopje this November as part of the European Film Festival Cinedays. The film was produced with the technical and financial support of UNDP, the Global Environment Facility, and the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning. Cutting Costs https://www-author.undp.org/cf#/content/the_former_yugoslav_republic_of_macedonia/en/home/ourwork/environmentandenergy/successstories/cutting-costs.html?cq_ck=1395227969175 Disaster? There's an app for that! Energy efficiency begins at the kindergarten! Enjoying the fruits of her labour – how apples changed one woman’s life! Violeta Prculovska used to be an accountant, travelling five days a week to the office at 9 and returning home at 5. But that was before apples changed her life. Now, at the age of 53, she works around the clock with no days off—and her meetings no longer take place in offices but in fields and orchards, between irrigating and spraying the trees, preparing for market and making deliveries. And it suits her down to the ground. Farmers from Prespa and Namangan find common ground in innovations for sustainable agriculture They live 4,000 kilometers apart, but farmers in Uzbekistan and their Macedonian counterparts face similar challenges, including how best to tap expert advice and how to adopt more environmentally friendly practices. Sharing experience thus offers an opportunity for both groups to find better solutions. New Wastewater Treatment System Brings Health and Hope To Prespa Lakeside Village The village of Nakolec lies by the River Bracjinska close to the shore of the beautiful Lake Prespa. The health, jobs and quality of life of some 500 villagers here are closely interconnected with the ecosystem of the beautiful but environmentally vulnerable lake. Phone-charging shoes carry young innovators to USD 10,000 Climate Challenge prize A dynamic team of four university students has come up with one of those brilliant inventions that make you scratch your head and wonder ‘How come nobody thought of that before?’—an energy-saving device that makes use of our everyday walking and running to generate energy for charging devices like mobile phones and tablets.