Between 2001 and 2008, the IFRC in partnership with the British Red Cross implemented a Disaster Reduction Programme with various National Societies in disaster-prone countries in East and Southern Africa and in South Asia. In the end, the programme spanned seven years in two separate phases, involving 11 countries and a total budget of CHF 7.5 million.This document is a summary of some of the main findings of two evaluations conducted in 2004 and 2008 respectively, at the end of both phases of the DR Programme.
07 Mar 2019
The Pillowcase Project is a school-based disaster preparedness education program first implemented in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 by American Red Cross volunteers in Louisiana, before being rolled out in 7 countries across the world. Origin...
Tags: Report, Youth Preparedness
Resilience scan October-December 2015: a Review of Literature, Debates and Social Media Activity on Resilience
07 Apr 2016
This ‘resilience scan’ summarizes writing and debates in the field of resilience during the last quarter of 2015, focusing primarily on the context of developing countries. It comprises insights on the manner in which resilience appeared within k...
Tags: Report, Climate Change Adaptation, Resilience
17 Mar 2021
This report aims to provide major insights and recommendations for the implementation of a multi-hazard humanitarian approach drawing from the different experiences of staff members of the Red Cross Red Crescent (RCRC) Movement working in Africa. Thi...
Tags: Report, Climate Change Adaptation, Community Risk Assessment, Disability Inclusive Disaster Preparedness, Early Warning Systems, Food Security, Hazard, Resilience