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Programmatic directions for the Red Cross and Red Crescent in building urban community resilience in the Asia Pacific Region

Study on the role of Red Cross and Red Crescent in urban community resilience programming in the Asia-Pacific Region. Includes an interesting analysis of existing tools within the Red Cross network and their relevance to urban risk in Tables 6 and 7 on pp. 26-32 and an overview of suggested strategies, roles, and value propositions …

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Partners for Resilience

The Partners for Resilience (PfR) is an alliance led by the Netherlands Red Cross, CARE Netherlands, Cordaid, the Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre, and Wetlands International. In the Philippines the PfR alliance is working in the northern regions of the Cordilleras and Mountain Province, urban Metro Manila, and rural northern Mindanao. PfR strategies include strengthening …

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Rising from the Ashes: Development Strategies in Times of Disaster

Drawing on case histories of emergency relief programs that have successfully promoted development, Anderson and Woodrow offer guidelines for fashioning assistance programs designed to counter the effects of both natural and human-caused disasters. Arguing that relief efforts must support and enhance existing capacities, they present an analytical framework for assessing the characteristics and needs of …

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Zambian Red Cross Society, Vulnerability Capacity Assessment: Sinazongwe District

In 2003, a thorough and well-designed assessment was carried out in Sinazongwe, a district in southern Zambia. The CRA team was composed of staff from the regional IFRC delegation, the Zambian Red Cross Society (ZRCS) and district and local government officials. The purpose of the study was to assist ZRCS in mapping out hazards, vulnerabilities …

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Community Risk Assessment Toolkit

The ProVention Consortium in its Community Risk Assessment Toolkit has collected and analysed 35 CRA case studies from Asia, Latin America, Africa and Small Island Developing States. Key findings were: Partnerships between NGOs and local government enhance the effectiveness of the assessment and action planning process (see case study 1 ). Multi-hazard approaches are feasible …

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CBDRR Training Materials

A collection of training materials on community based disaster risk reduction (CBDRR) collected by the Red Cross Red Crescent national societies in South-East Asia. Collected set of resources on CBDRR https://sites.google.com/site/drrtoolsinsoutheastasia/disaster-risk-reduction/community-based-disaster-risk-reduction-cbdrr

Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Guide

The guide presents experience from more than 30 Red Cross Red Crescent national socieites in six thematic modules: Getting started, Dialogues, Communications, Disaster management, Community-based disaster risk reduction and Health. Online intro to the Climate Guide, English version of Climate Guide http://www.climatecentre.org/site/publications/85/red-cross-red-crescent-climate-guide, http://www.climatecentre.org/downloads/File/reports/RCRC_climateguide.pdf