CoCHAP: Tools and Resources

Drawing on the expertise and technical knowledge of partners across the RCRC Network, a suite of resources and tools has been developed to support CoCHAP project implementation. This page contains templates, guidance documents, reports, and other materials that can assist in the planning, design, and execution of activities under CoCHAP.

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Extreme heat

Research on heat stress in project countries – key findings

In many countries, insufficient public awareness of heat risks leads to inadequate preparedness and response during heat stress. This guide aims to inform National Societies about conducting research on public heat risk perceptions, focusing on essential aspects of the research process.

This note aims to provide a step-by-step guidance for Red Cross Red Crescent National Societies and their partners, including the local governments and city service providers, in designing and implementing heat awareness campaigns in cities and towns.

  • A Heat Action Plan (HAP) provides a framework for implementing, coordinating and evaluating extreme heat action across different timescales in the respective city, in order to minimize the negative impacts of extreme heat on the health and livelihood of the city’s residents. This template explains eight important components which are recommended to be part of your City Heat Action Plan.

Coastal Hazards

City-wide Risk Assessment

City-Wide Risk Assessment: Do-It-Together Toolkit For Building Urban Community Resilience

This toolkit facilitates assessing city-wide community resilience by identifying needs requiring city intervention, determining alignment of community and city resilience priorities, and pinpointing opportunities to build community resilience that bolsters citywide resilience.

City-wide risk assessment and small grant process overview

This flow chart outlines the step-by-step process for conducting city-wide risk assessments, determining priority risks and challenges, and administering small grants to address the identified issues.

Coalition Building

Toolkit for Building Coalitions for Resilience

This toolkit is a guide to building local coalitions to address complex urban issues. These coalitions require engaging diverse urban stakeholders to tap available resources and pursue locally developed solutions for resilience and climate adaptation.

Handbook: Building City Coalitions

This handbook outlines basic components of coalition-building process, but an understanding of the unique local context will shape the precise steps necessary to be successful in a specific city.

Learnings from the Coalition Building in Cities Program in Indonesia and Vanuatu

Lessons learned and key learnings from testing a set of tools and services that provided the basis for developing the Urban Resilience Toolkit. These tools aimed to assist Red Cross Red Crescent National Societies and partners in: creating or strengthening city coalitions with stakeholders; undertaking city-wide risk assessments; and co-designing solutions to identify and mitigate priority risks.

Article | A new approach to urban community resilience: Lessons from Building City Coalitions and applying system thinking for community resilience

This article aims to document the lessons learned and key ingredients to success in setting up and maintaining a city-level coalition and in applying system thinking for community resilience in Southeast Asia.

C0-designing Urban Community Resilience Solutions

Early Warning

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