Country: Asia Pacific

Big River Rising: Interactive exploration of flooding in the Philippines

Big River Rising is an interactive web documentary produced by Christian Aid that explores how poor communities, despite frequent flash flooding, are fighting for their livelihoods and safety with the help of science. It was shot during the August 2012 monsoon deluge which flooded much of Metro Manila and affected more than 1.2 million people. …

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National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Plan (NDRRMP) 2011‐2018

The NDRRMP sets down the expected outcomes, outputs, key activities, indicators, lead agencies, implementing partners and timelines under each of the four distinct yet mutually reinforcing thematic areas, namely, (1) Disaster Prevention and Mitigation; (2) Disaster Preparedness; (3) Disaster Response; and (4) Disaster Rehabilitation and Recovery. National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Plan 2011‐2018 http://202.46.9.39:8889/attachment/book/National%20DRRM%20Plan%20Philippines.pdf

Scoping Assessment on Climate Change Adaptation in the Philippines

The scoping assessment aims to: review existing policies, institutional mechanisms, mandates and specific programs for, and the state of knowledge and initiatives toward adaptation in the Philippines; define a process for the development of an institutional mechanism for the potential operationalization of the a Local Government Unit Adaptation Knowledge Platform in the Philippines; lay down …

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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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NSET materials on safe hospitals

Range of materials developed by the National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal (NSET) on hosital and health facility disaster saftey, including preparedness and risk reduction measures, safe construction practices, and outreach and awareness raising.

Health Risk Management in a changing climate

Report of a Red Cross Red Crescent project, funded by the Rockefeller Foundation, that has “explored ways of integrating climate with health programming in Indonesia, Kenya, Tanzania and Vietnam, approaching the issue from three angles: the priorities of communities; integrating climate factors with operations themselves; and reducing risk.” Health Risk Management in a changing climate …

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NSET materials on school earthquake preparedness

Range of materials developed by the National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal (NSET) on school earthquake preparedness, safe school construction, and school preparedness curricula. School Earthquake Preparedness: A TOT Manual for Teachers Training, Protection of Educational Buildings Against Earthquake – Manual for Designers and Builders, Seismic Vulnerability of the Public School Buildings of Kathmandu Valley and Methods for Reducing …

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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