The Community Resilience Strategy (CRS) is designed to guide American Red Cross domestic staff in engaging their communities to work collaboratively to enhance community resilience and preparedness. The development of the strategy began with an in-depth look at the most recent academic research and practical applications of resilience work, both domestically and internationally. A group of […]
community resilience building
In 2007, an alliance of residents, neighborhood and merchant associations, non profits and faith based organizations, foundations and academic institutions was created around a simple mission, empowering the neighborhoods of San Francisco with the capacity to steward themselves to a resilient condition. The alliance assumed the name of the Neighborhood Empowerment Network (NEN) and over
A good overview of indicators, tools and approaches available to help integrate VP into DRR and health programming by IFRC and Canadian Red Cross.
Prepare, warn, mitigate, recover, live. Disaster risk reduction (DRR) in the Red Cross Red Crescent (RCRC) world is “multi-sectoral” and part of a broad and long-standing drive for safer and more resilient communities. DRR is at the core of most National Societies’ work to address the specific vulnerabilities to which communities are exposed. This document
While the International Federation of the Red Cross Red Crescent (IFRC) is already addressing risks brought by climate change, it can do more and better through a more systematic and coordinated integration of climate change issues into its programmes, policies and operations. The IFRC Plan of Action aims to provide a clear vision on the
This framework published by the Rockefeller Foundation as part of their 100 Resilient Cities Campaign is intended to form the basis of a tool that should enable all of us interested in city resilience to convene around a common understanding of that idea, and begin to ‘baseline’ what matters most for making cities more resilient. Both the framework and the index
Case studies and Guidance note to VCAs undertaken in Lesotho in 2006. The locations include: Mohale’s Hoek; Maqoala.
Case studies of VCAs undertaken in the Bahamas in 2010. The locations include: Arthur’s Town; Fox Hill; South Eleuthera.
Case studies of VCAs undertaken in Saint Lucia, 2006-2010. The locations include: Desbarras; Forestière; Babonneau; Ti’ Rocher.
Case studies and Guidance note to VCAs undertaken in Jamaica, in 2004 and 2010. The locations include: White Horses; Bullock’s Heights, Claverty Cottage.