community based disaster risk management

City-wide Risk Assessment: Do-It-Together Toolkit for Building Urban Community Resilience

This toolkit is developed by the Global Disaster Preparedness Center with funding support from USAID presenting an approach for assessing city-wide community resilience that will allow you to: Identify community resilience priorities and needs that require city-level attention and intervention; Determine whether and how community and city-level resilience priorities align; and Identify entry points for building […]

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Disaster risk reduction achievements 2016: good practices, tools and initiatives

This publication features 50 good practices, tools and initiatives that were supported under the 2015-2016 DIPECHO Action Plan. These contribute to the implementation of the Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) Strategy 2014-2024 and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030. All initiatives in the publication are associated to one of the following four thematic focus areas: Early Warning

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Research on Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management.

This Strategic research into national and local capacity building for disaster risk management includes a sythesis report, policy recommendations, literature review and case studies. The research is conducted Oxford Policy Management (OPM) and the University of East Anglia (UEA) for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in September 2013. As part of the research, an M&E framework has

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Disaster Preparedness and Response Knowledge, Attitudes, and Training Needs of Health Professionals in Southwest Ethiopia, 2014, Jimma University

This reports highlights the findings from a research project conducted by Jimma University, Ethiopia in response to the ‘Preparedness and Resilience Research’ small grants program (Phase I) implemented by Response 2 Resilience Institute and the Global Disaster Preparedness Center.  Abstract: Disasters cause serious physical, mental, social, environmental, and economic crises. Disaster medical training, an integral part of efficient

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Communities’ Awareness and Perception of Natural Hazards in Jimma Zone, Southwest Ethiopia, 2014, Jimma University

This reports highlights the findings from a research project conducted by Jimma University, Ethiopia in response to the ‘Preparedness and Resilience Research’ small grants program (Phase I) implemented by Response 2 Resilience Institute and the Global Disaster Preparedness Center.  Abstract: Natural and human-induced hazards and associated disasters continue to pose a serious threat to Ethiopia,

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Engaging Stakeholders in a Preliminary Urban Assessment:

This document provides materials for  the  planning and delivery of a workshop to engage with stakeholders and, using systems thinking, to begin an urban assessment. The overall goal is that this will be one of  the  first steps to developing integrat­ed programming at the community level to build overall urban resilience. Stakeholder engagement is a

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