Topic: Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management

Community Presentation of the FRMC Baseline Study in Pangasinan, Philippines

This case study describes how the data and results of the Flood Resilience Measurement for Communities (FRMC) were presented to and discussed with members of communities targeted by the Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction Program of the Philippine Red Cross and the IFRC. The FRMC is a resilience measurement approach developed by the Zurich Flood Resilience …

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What Makes A Community Disaster Ready? A Meta-Evaluation.

0Reports Reviewed 0Organizations Covered Over the course of 2019-2020, the American Red Cross commissioned a meta‑evaluation to explore what makes a community disaster-ready. This meta-evaluation examines 24 program or project evaluations, half of which were of American Red Cross community disaster preparedness programs, and half of the programs implemented by external actors. The aim of …

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Formation: Abris et établissements humains, IFRC-Shelter Research Unit, 2019

Depuis son engagement de prendre le rôle de chef de file du groupe sectoriel des « Abris et Etablissements humains », en cas de catastrophes naturelles, la Fédération Internationale de la Croix Rouge et du Croissant Rouge (FICR) s’est engagée à renforcer les capacités des Sociétés Nationales assurant la formation de personnes qualifiées, et expérimentées au niveau …

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Tropical Equatorial Shelter Kit, Cameroon Mission – IFRC-Shelter Research Unit (2019)

Context: National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Africa are often called upon to take the lead in different crises. It is therefore necessary to equip them with effective shelter solutions designed in a participatory and innovative way. In the context of countries with humid tropical forests, we have currently limited available emergency shelter …

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Training of the National Disaster Response Team in Niamey, Niger

The IFRC-SRU consultancy mission aims to provide additional technical support to IA-LRC contributing to their general objective of: “Contributing to the improvement of the technical and operational shelter capacities of the NRC and the IA-LRC team in Niger”. The IFRC-SRU has proposed a methodology based on the following individual outcomes: Coordinate and facilitate the National …

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COVID-19: Del distanciamiento físico al acercamiento comunitario

En atención a la pandemia por Covid-19 y a los consecuentes confinamientos, el Programa de Resiliencia ante Inundaciones de la Cruz Roja Mexicana, que forma parte de la Alianza Zurich de Resiliencia ante Inundaciones (ZFRA por sus siglas en inglés), suspendió todas las actividades comunitarias y presenciales. No obstante, el equipo de Resiliencia ante Inundaciones …

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COVID-19: From physical distancing to community approach

Facing the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdowns, the Flood Resilience Program of the Mexican Red Cross that is implemented as part of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance (ZFRA) had to stop all community and face-to-face activities. Instead, the flood resilience team developed and implemented the “Covid-19 Community Awareness Strategy”. This case study describes how the team …

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Road Map to Community Resilience

The Road Map to Community Resilience (Road Map) is for National Society staff and volunteers, and IFRC and its operational partners, who want to help communities become safer and stronger.   The Road Map provides step-by-step guidance on how to operationalize the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies’ Framework for Community Resilience …

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