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Youth-led actions for more resilient schools and communities: Mapping of School Safety approaches and Youth in School Safety training for youth facilitators

National Societies have been implementing a wide range of school-based, youth-led actions geared toward disaster risk reduction, first aid, hygiene and health promotion, water and sanitation, road safety, and youth empowerment.  With guidance from IFRC, the RCRC Southeast Asia Youth Network (SEAYN) took the lead in piloting the Youth in School Safety program, which trained …

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Nepal’s Emergency Preparedness and Response System: Good practices, lessons learnt, and gaps

“Though landslides, floods and epidemics occur annually right across Nepal, this study focuses on just nine of the nation’s 75 districts: six in the Far- and Mid-West and three in the Eastern development regions. It further narrowed its focus to the 2008 flood of the Koshi River, the 2009 flash floods in Kailali and Kanchanpur …

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GIS Use Cases

American Red Cross International Services Department (ISD) has piloted and refined applications of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to its core programming and response activities. In this time, we’ve found that the best tools and the most effcetive approaches meant little without strong relationships with our program staff rooted in their day-to-day realities of program management …

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Understanding Risks in an Evolving World – Emerging Best Practices in Natural Disaster Risk Assessment

This publication highlights some of the influential efforts—by technical specialists, institutions, and governments around the world—to create and communicate risk information faster and at lower cost, to improve the quality and transparency of risk information, and to enable more local engagement in the production of authoritative risk information than ever before. This report contains case studies spanning 40 countries that showcase emerging best …

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National Violence Outbreak Early Warning System in Kenya

Google Tech Talk (more below)March 2, 2011 Presented by Zab Vilayil. ABSTRACT Effective early warning systems have been recognized as prudent investments, and when coupled with early preparedness for early response; they help in mitigating conflict and increasing stability. Kenya’s post election violence of 2007/2008 cast a dark shadow in the country as response options …

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2013 DRR Mapping

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has conducted annual disaster risk reduction (DRR) mapping since 2009 to highlight its DRR activities, support better programme targeting and ultimately promote more strategic investments in DRR. This fact sheet present the results of the 2013 DRR Mapping. Published in 2014.

2012 DRR Mapping

Since 2009, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has been conducting an annual mapping to highlight its disaster risk reduction (DRR) activities, support better programme targeting and ultimately promote more strategic investments in DRR.. This mapping focuses on activities categorized specifically as community-based DRR (including CBDP); climate change adaptation and …

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