This animation looks at urban poverty in the light of increasing urbanisation across the world and asks how policy makers can include communities to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal to “Make Cities and Human Settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable”.
15 Dec 2014
Community-based psychosocial support is an integral part of Red Cross Red Crescent work. This ten-minute long film, produced by the International Federation Reference Centre for Psychosocial Support, explains why such support is so important, and giv...
Tags: Video, Mental Health and Psychosocial Support
Review and Systematization of Disaster Preparedness Experiences in Urban Areas In the Caribbean Region
30 Sep 2013
“Oxfam’s portfolio of urban disaster risk reduction projects in the Caribbean region are at the forefront of current practice. They offer an opportunity to review outputs, practice and lessons learned for Oxfam and the wider DRR community. Th...
Tags: Report, Communication As Aid, Urban Infrastructure, Urban Risk Reduction
19 Mar 2015
Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta, is prone to natural disasters such as floods and fires. The World Bank’s Global Facility for Disaster Reduction & Recovery (GFDRR) and the Jakarta Disaster Management Agency held a competition to gather ...
Tags: Video, Communication As Aid, Mobile Technology