community-based DRR

10 Jahre Forschung im DRK

Im März 2009 startete das DRK zum ersten Mal ein Forschungsprojekt mit Projektpartnern im Bereich der zivilen Sicherheitsforschung. Dies war der Beginn einer bis heute erfolgreichen Forschungs- und Entwicklungsarbeit. Seit nunmehr zehn Jahren beteiligt sich das DRK Generalsekretariat aktiv an den relevanten (akademischen) Fachdiskursen und betreibt entweder eigenständig oder in Kooperation mit Partnern vor allem […]

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Putting Power into Resilience: Case Studies from around the World

This report presents nine case studies that illustrate the principles of Christian Aid’s Resilience Framework, and put the risks and opportunities it addresses into context. The first three case studies demonstrate the principles of the Resilience Framework. Community-led participatory vulnerability and capacity assessments (PVCAs) is exemplified by initiatives to facilitate inclusive decision making in Burkina

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Strengthening livelihood capacities to disaster risk reduction in Nepal

This book documents the lessons learned during the Livelihood Centred Approaches to Disaster Risk Reduction project in the Chitwan and Nawalparasi districts of Nepal. It describes the prevailing physical, institutional and socio-economic context, and details the activities and its interventions. The book is a compilation of initiatives and their evaluated outcomes on improved and diversified livelihood

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Towards Safer School Construction – A community-based approach

This publication synthesizes the lessons from past community-based school construction programs and projects around the globe. It provides guidance for engaging communities in mobilisation, planning, design, construction and post-construction maintenance of safer schools. The approach seeks to achieve the twin goals of safer schools and more resilient communities. It treats school construction as a community

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Road to resilience: a guide to leading a resilient life

This book is intended for urban households, colonies and clusters and provides bottom-up resilience building options for augmenting urban services through conservation of local resources and waste recycling options. It provides solutions based on principles of conjunctive management of resources, demand focused end-use as well as subsidiary to increase autonomy at local scales. On the

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Integrating gender in disaster management in Small Island Developing States: a guide

Climate risk management is taking on a new urgency for policy makers, as well as those on the front lines at community level. The connections between climate change and the increased incidence of hurricanes, droughts, massive floods, similar destructive phenomena and the ensuing human and material losses are now becoming more apparent. Caribbean and Pacific

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Women’s Leadership in Risk-Resilient Development

This publication aims to shed some light on women’s capabilities to take leading roles in building disaster resilience. It features women as drivers of change in different socio-economic contexts, and under various gender conditions. While the examples portrayed in the publication present a broad range of approaches to women-led disaster risk reduction across humanitarian, environmental

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Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction: 2015-2030

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction: 2015-2030 was adopted on March 18 at the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.   The United Nations General Assembly Resolution adopted in 2013 (68/211) on International Strategy for Disaster Reduction stated that the World Conference would result in a concise, focused, forward-looking, and action-oriented outcome

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