Country: Asia Pacific

1st Asia Pacific Urban Community Resilience Hub Meeting Report

In the context of a rapidly urbanizing Asia Pacific region, the number of people exposed to hazards, shocks, and stresses is increasing, leading to bigger risk and vulnerability. At the same time, people living in cities are themselves agents of change and have significant resources, skills, and capacities to bring together resilience efforts in their own …

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Bangladesh Earthquake Preparedness Project

In Bangladesh German Red Cross is  supporting Bangladesh Red Crescent Society to implement an Earthquake Preparedness project for  past many years.T he project is implemented through  consortium approach having, Bangladesh Red Crescent Society, British Red Cross and two  non movement partners  such as  Action Contre  La Faim and Christian aid as downstream partners.  The second …

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Asia Pacific Urban Community Resilience Hub Roadmap 2021 -2023

The IFRC and member National Societies have been increasingly present and active in cities and urban settings to serve the most vulnerable people and have made valuable efforts in recent years to support the development of more resilient communities in urban areas worldwide. These achievements have been acknowledged and strengthened by the RCRC contribution in …

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1st Asia Pacific Urban Community Resilience Hub Meeting Report

In the context of a rapidly urbanizing Asia Pacific region, the number of people exposed to hazards, shocks, and stresses is increasing, leading to amplified risk and vulnerability. At the same time, people living in cities are themselves agents of change and have significant resources, skills, and capacities to bring together resilience efforts in their …

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Exploring co-benefits: Community-centred resilience building in times of Covid-19

As Covid-19 continues to affect communities globally, humanitarian and development organizations need to adapt our way of working. This case study from the Red Cross in the Philippines shows how programmes can be adapted to respond to communities’ acute needs regarding Covid-19 while maintaining a vital focus on flood resilience. Communities’ needs increased as the …

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A level up. Review of the disaster risk management programme and needs assessment in Gaibandha district, Bangladesh

Can we measure community resilience as part of base- and endline surveys? Yes, we can — and it’s not even that hard. This new report for Swiss Red Cross (SRC) is the based on a global first: the first application of resilience radar and resilience star as part of a longitudinal comparison. Its findings are …

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Nuclear Disaster Guidelines

In order to appropriately respond to nuclear disasters which might happen in the future, the JRCS has clearly defined a code of conduct in the Manual and the Guidelines. For example, in the event of a nuclear disaster, JRCS relief teams conduct relief activities outside “restricted areas” designated by the national and local governments, and …

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