Tags: Urban Resilience

Participatory Campaign Planning for Inclusive DRR Knowledge and Messaging in Nepal

The Strengthening Urban Resilience and Engagement (SURE) program developed a Participatory Campaign Planning (PCP) process to improve disaster messaging and increase awareness of disaster risks and mitigation measures among vulnerable groups in Nepal.  The project included a series of interactive workshops to determine which messages and means of communicating would most effectively reach each of …

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Programmatic directions for the RCRC in building urban community resilience

Programmatic directions for the Red Cross and Red Crescent in building urban community resilience in the Asia Pacific Region This report provides guidance to IFRC in determining its role in urban disaster risk reduction. It also provides additional information, materials, tools, methodologies and approaches that can be included in the existing Federation DRR and response …

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RCRC Urban Collaboration Workshop Nairobi 4-6 June 2018

The overall purpose of the Nairobi workshop was to increase the familiarity and knowledge of the RCRC family in building resilience in informal settlement areas in high-risk urban settings. The workshop was designed to be interactive and highly participatory with the following main sections: Presentations from external partners including UNHABITAT, Slum Dwellers International (SDI) and …

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GLOBAL MIGRATION Resilient Cities at the Forefront

Like other urban pressures, migration also presents a powerful opportunity for building resilience. In September of 2016, eight 100RC Member Cities, with a broad range of experience absorbing migrants, convened in Athens to collaborate on migration as a key component of urban planning. Chief Resilience Officers (CROs) from Athens, Thessaloniki, Amman, Paris, Montreal, Los Angeles, …

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Case study – Zuia Mafuriko/Ramani Huria flood resilience project, Tanzania

  This case study captures the partnership building and community participation experiences of the Zuia Mafuriko/Ramani Huria project to enhance flood resilience in informal settlements in Dar Es Salaam. Dar Es Salaam is prone to regular flooding and has experienced various catastrophic flood events in the past 10 years. Many of the devastating impacts of floods …

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Urban Response Analysis Framework, IIED

The purpose of this Urban Response Analysis Framework (URAF) is to support the identification of appropriate multi-sector programme responses for urban contexts taking into consideration the needs and vulnerabilities of the population, and the wider internal and external operational context in which organisations operate and the displaced population lives. Multi-sectoral approaches and vulnerability assessments are …

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Mediterranean strategy for sustainable development 2016-2025: Investing in environmental sustainability to achieve social and economic development

The Mediterranean Strategy for Sustainable Development 2016-2025 aims to contribute significantly to the long-term sustainable development vision  for the Mediterranean region, especially within the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It presents strategic directions supporting disaster preparedness, adaptive actions and urban resilience to reduce vulnerability to disaster risks. The Strategy is articulated around six …

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Urban Resilience and Children’s Rights

This issue of Southasiadisasters.net focuses on the theme of ‘Child Centered Disaster Management Planning in India.’ As widespread poverty and climate change exacerbate the risk of disasters on children, it is time to embed corrective policy mechanisms that protect children against such risks. State and district disaster management plans are the instruments through which this …

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A Vision for the Humanitarian Use of Emerging Technology for Emerging Needs

This 36-page report reviews the global dialogue series organized by the American Red Cross and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, defines the Eight Criteria for Resilience-Strengthening Solutions, announces plans to test four experimental technologies with partners this year, and makes five key recommendations based on community-level requests and our humanitarian expertise. …

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