community based disaster risk reduction

Community Shelter Kit/Madagascar mission (IFRC-Shelter Research Unit- 2019)

Context The tropical and subtropical regions of Africa are regularly affected by natural disasters. The African Red Cross National Societies are often called upon to intervene on the frontline during each crisis. There is therefore a need to equip them with a shelter solution that is thought out in a participatory and innovative way, both […]

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10 Years of Research at the German Red Cross

The German Red Cross started its first research project together with partners from the civil security research in March 2009. This marked the beginning of the succesfully ongoing research and development work. For ten years now, the German Red Cross national headquarters actively participates in all academically relevant discourses and conducts application-oriented research, either in cooperation with

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UNISDR Annual Report 2016

The year 2016 was transformative for UNISDR – internally, UNISDR aligned its work in support of the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 with the organisational vision of its new senior management team. This resulted in the implementation of a new Strategic Framework 2016-2021, Work Programme 2016-2019 and a change management

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Engaging Stakeholders in a Preliminary Urban Assessment

Developed by American Red Cross in cooperation with ISET, 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

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Inclusive Framework and Toolkit for Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction in Myanmar

This resource aims to provide relevant and practical guidance to DRR practitioners (policy and program colleagues), on how to ensure inclusion – particularly of vulnerable groups – in Community-Based DRR (CBDRR) initiatives in Myanmar. It comprises an overall Framework for inclusive CBDRR and a number of tools/resources including: 1) a checklist for inclusion in the

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