Risk Assessment

Digitalizing Paper-Based Community mapping in the EVCA

Community mapping in paper-based formats is low-cost, technology-independent, that is easily facilitated, and adopted at the community level. However, the output can be less sustainable compared to digital map products. The digitalization of the community data comes with the loss of information and is time-intensive because the geolocation and therefore the exact location and extent

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Building a Resilient Future: 20+ Tools and Resources for Disaster Risk Reduction

It’s International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, so let’s discuss how we can make our communities safer and more resilient. Held every October 13th, the International Day for DRR was established to promote a culture of risk-awareness and disaster reduction. At GDPC, we are committed to providing practitioners with the knowledge and tools necessary to

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Webinar: 2023 El Nino – Impact, Preparedness, Funding

The El Niño phenomenon is strengthening in the Africa Region with severe impacts predicted for Eastern and Southern Africa. To help African National Societies and their partners anticipate and prepare for the likely impacts of the El Niño phenomena, IFRC Africa, in partnership with the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, hosted the webinar titled 2023

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Putting communities in the driver seat: Good practices from the Philippines

In the spirit of the localization agenda, the flood resilience project of the Philippine Red Cross accompanies, enables, and connects communities to become more resilient to floods and other hazards. We facilitated a participatory whole-of-community process to design evidence-based and risk-informed community resilience building interventions. In this process, community members could voice their needs and

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Nobody can predict earthquakes, but we can forecast them. Here’s how

After devastating earthquakes, it’s common to see discussion of earthquake prediction. An earthquake prediction requires, in advance, the specific time, location and magnitude of a future quake. However, earthquake prediction has never been achieved successfully in a way which could be repeated. Often, “predictions” are vague, such as describing the future earthquake as happening “sooner

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Nepal’s Municipal Disaster Risk Governance Assessment Tool: a case study on strengthening disaster risk management

Nepal Red Cross Society volunteers and local people strengthen a breached embankment to prevent floodwater from entering their settlement. Photo by Nepal Red Cross Society Following Nepal’s move to a federal governance structure municipal governments have greater responsibility for disaster risk reduction and management. This blog looks at how a Municipal Disaster Risk Governance Assessment

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The Road Map to Community Resilience via EVCA (v2)

The Road Map to Community Resilience via EVCA provides step‑by‑step guidance on how to operationalise the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies’ Framework for Community Resilience using the EVCA process. It will help you coordinate programme teams in your National Society or branch, and work alongside other stakeholders to enable communities to

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