Country: Asia Pacific

Successful Completion of Small Grants II: Youth Trailblaze Urban Climate Action in Asia Pacific

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in October 2021 the Asia Pacific Urban Community Resilience Hub launched the 2nd Urban Community Resilience Small Grants, supported by the Asia Pacific Disaster Resilience Centre (APDRC), Korean Red Cross and Japanese Red Cross Society. Join us to learn from the following urban youth accomplishments below:  Vanuatu Red Cross: Lessons in …

Successful Completion of Small Grants II: Youth Trailblaze Urban Climate Action in Asia Pacific Read More »

Understanding the Flood Resilience of Rural Communities in Mangatarem, Pangasinan

This document presents the work of community flood resilience program of the Philippine Red Cross and IFRC that is implemented as part of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance. It introduces the Alliance’s unique resilience measurement approach – the Flood Resilience Measurement for Communities (FRMC) – and presents the key results and key insights gained from …

Understanding the Flood Resilience of Rural Communities in Mangatarem, Pangasinan Read More »

Guidance Notes School Emergency and Disaster Preparedness UNDRR Regional Office for Asia and Pacific

This publication addresses emergency and disaster preparedness as one important component of disaster risk reduction, which consists of actions intended to increase the copying capacity of people and make them more resilient to disasters. It is aimed at helping school administrators, staff, teachers and students to be prepared in case of emergencies and disasters due …

Guidance Notes School Emergency and Disaster Preparedness UNDRR Regional Office for Asia and Pacific Read More »

Mangrove restoration and protection in North-Eastern Viet Nam

Hazard: Coastal erosion Solution: Mangrove restoration – afforestation and reforestation High-level results: Activities covered 9,000 hectares of mangroves, reached 350,000 beneficiaries directly, and reduced dyke damage by USD $96,371 (without expected damage by typhoons) and USD $355,368 (with expected damage from typhoons) Mass conversions of coastal mangroves exacerbated Vietnam’s vulnerability to coastal hazards, resulting in …

Mangrove restoration and protection in North-Eastern Viet Nam Read More »

Business Preparedness Initiative (BPI) Workshop in a Box – Indonesian Version

The BPI Workshop in a Box is a downloadable set of resources that enable any facilitator to run a series of business preparedness and resilience workshops for small and medium organizations. The workshop material is suitable for both for-profit and non-profit organizations. As a downloadable package, it contains all the information and material a facilitator …

Business Preparedness Initiative (BPI) Workshop in a Box – Indonesian Version Read More »

Urban Y-Adapt Adaptation Cards

This is the first Y-ADAPT / Urban Action Kit climate adaptation card deck for urban climate adaptation inspiring solutions. This card deck has been created as a product of Climate Centre, Asia Pacific Urban Hub support, and designed by Asia Pacific Urban Hub Small Grants Red Cross Red Crescent Youth teams, fit-for-purpose for their urban …

Urban Y-Adapt Adaptation Cards Read More »