Topic: Climate Change Adaptation

Successful Completion of Small Grants II: Youth Trailblaze Urban Climate Action in Asia Pacific

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in October 2021 the Asia Pacific Urban Community Resilience Hub launched the 2nd Urban Community Resilience Small Grants, supported by the Asia Pacific Disaster Resilience Centre (APDRC), Korean Red Cross and Japanese Red Cross Society. Join us to learn from the following urban youth accomplishments below:  Vanuatu Red Cross: Lessons in …

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Working with nature to protect people: How Nature-Based Solutions reduce climate change and weather-related disasters

Communities across the world are experiencing the growing devastating impacts of climate change and weather-related disasters. The resulting social, economic and environmental impacts are disproportionately affecting the world’s most vulnerable people. Without urgent action to combat climate change, build climate resilience and reduce the risk of climate change and weather-related disasters, these disasters will continue …

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Nature Navigator Handbook – Brochure

The new Nature Navigator handbook helps reduce risk with nature   Nature-based solutions (NbS) can be very effective in reducing disaster risk. They also provide numerous other benefits, such as food and water security, and are ideally suited to raise the resilience of vulnerable communities. But what exactly are NbS? How can we identify the most effective solutions? And how are they implemented? The Nature …

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Berkeley Disaster Lab Academics Mobilize AI Solutions to Confront Climate Change Disruptions.

“Sixty percent of the twenty-five countries most affected by climate change are affected by conflicts and wars. Climate hazard adaptation is lacking in the humanitarian landscape*.” Patrick Youssef, Regional Director, Africa, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).   Navigating uncertainty and ambiguity.   Humanitarian Assistance is facing new pressures and disruptions from the triple …

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Urban Y-Adapt Adaptation Cards

This is the first Y-ADAPT / Urban Action Kit climate adaptation card deck for urban climate adaptation inspiring solutions. This card deck has been created as a product of Climate Centre, Asia Pacific Urban Hub support, and designed by Asia Pacific Urban Hub Small Grants Red Cross Red Crescent Youth teams, fit-for-purpose for their urban …

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1st Urban Hub Youth Leadership Meeting: from Urban DRR, Community Resilience and Climate Action, Asia Pacific Youth Tackle it All

On August 18, 2021, National Societies and RCRC Youth Volunteers from across the region gathered to discuss Red Cross Red Crescent opportunities and approaches to transform, influence and inspire change in Asia Pacific cities through climate, disaster risk reduction and resilience action. Building on the Red Cross Red Crescent Strategy on Youth-Led Climate Action, Red Cross Red Crescent Youth …

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Highlights from UNFCCC Asia Pacific Climate Week: Nepal Red Cross Secretary General Aryal shares insights on how urban resilience programming shaped Nepal’s NAP

As auxiliaries to government and interlocuters to communities, National Societies are uniquely positioned to support governments National DRR, DRM and Adaptation frameworks and plans. On July 7, 2021, Secretary General of Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS), Pitambar Aryal outlined the manifold ways National Societies add value to Natation Adaptation Plans in the UNFCCC APCW session, …

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Climate Change Expands the Flooding Map

Climate Change Expands the Flooding Map   Floods are considered the most common natural disaster in the United States. According to EPA ‘United States Environmental protection Agency,’ River Flooding is one of the Climate Change Indicators. This particular indicator examines changes in the size and frequency of inland river flood events in the United States. Climate Change has strongly expanded and shifted the Flooding Map!   The …

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