Country: Nicaragua

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in NicaraguaDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDRisk country profile from Index for Risk Management Damage and losses statistics from Disaster Information Management SystemsDisaster response and management data from ReliefWebGovernment policiesHFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper – http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/nicRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Nicaragua

Case study 3 – Community micro-projects improve the livelihoods of rural families in Madriz, Nicaragua

The Partners for Resilience (PfR) put their integrated approach and vision of community resilience into practice to improve the livelihoods of rural communities in Nicaragua. In the municipalities of San Lucas and Las Sabanas, their micro-projects consist of specific interventions and management actions, which combine Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) with Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and …

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Video Story Contest #MyResilienceStory

The Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) piloted the #MyResilienceStory video contest from March 3rd to April 12th of 2015 to raise awareness on how local efforts and actions are contributing to community resilience. Through this initiative, the GDPC highlighted disaster preparedness efforts and best practices of disaster risk management around the world by showing how volunteers and disaster practitioners are …

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Nicaragua: Estudio de Caso: Cómo la Ley y la Normativa Apoyan la Reducción de Riesgo de Desastre

Serie IFRC-PNUD sobre Marcos Legales para apoyar la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres   Nicaragua cuenta con un buen marco normativo e institucional para la RRD, que integra armónicamente todos sus niveles con el sector gubernamental. Una de las mejores prácticas encontradas es la capacidad organizativa establecida en el marco jurídico e implementado en todos los niveles, interrelacionando armónicamente las …

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No time for doubt: Tackling urban risk

Compilation of case studies on Red Cross urban resilience and preparedness programs from Colombia, Jamaica and Nicaragua.  Full Document http://reliefweb.int/report/world/no-time-doubt-tackling-urban-risk