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Awareness material
04 Feb 2021
Honduras se encuentra entre los primeros cinco países más vulnerables del planeta, según el índice de Riesgo Climático (IRC) que elabora cada año Germanwatch. Los efectos de los desastres impactan negativamente el desarrollo e incrementan la po...
Tags: Awareness material, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Climate Change Adaptation, Community Engagement and Accountability, Disaster Law, Flood, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Resilience
Awareness material
04 Feb 2021
En Costa Rica las condiciones de vulnerabilidad, como el incremento de población sin planificación, la mala distribución y uso del suelo, y el terreno montañoso y con pendientes pronunciadas, han provocado desequilibrios ecológicos de gran magni...
Tags: Awareness material, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Climate Change Adaptation, Community Engagement and Accountability, Disaster Law, Flood, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Resilience
Awareness material
04 Feb 2021
In Costa Rica, drivers of vulnerability such as unplanned population growth, poor distribution and use of land, and the mountainous and steeply sloping terrain have led to great ecological imbalances. One of the consequences is devastating flooding w...
Tags: Awareness material, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Climate Change Adaptation, Community Engagement and Accountability, Disaster Law, Flood, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Resilience
Awareness material
04 Feb 2021
According to the annual Global Climate Risk Index produced by Germanwatch, Honduras is among the top five most vulnerable countries. The effects of disasters negatively impact development and increase poverty. In the last two decades, disasters have ...
Tags: Awareness material, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Climate Change Adaptation, Community Engagement and Accountability, Disaster Law, Flood, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Resilience
Case Study, Report
19 Nov 2020
This case study describes how the data and results of the Flood Resilience Measurement for Communities (FRMC) were presented to and discussed with members of communities targeted by the Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction Program of the Philippin...
Tags: Case Study, Report, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Community Engagement and Accountability, Community Risk Assessment, Flood, Resilience
Case Study
04 Sep 2020
En atención a la pandemia por Covid-19 y a los consecuentes confinamientos, el Programa de Resiliencia ante Inundaciones de la Cruz Roja Mexicana, que forma parte de la Alianza Zurich de Resiliencia ante Inundaciones (ZFRA por sus siglas en inglés)...
Tags: Case Study, Business Continuity Program, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Community Engagement and Accountability, COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Flood, Mobile Technology, Resilience, Social Media in Disasters, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH)
Case Study
04 Sep 2020
Facing the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdowns, the Flood Resilience Program of the Mexican Red Cross that is implemented as part of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance (ZFRA) had to stop all community and face-to-face activities. Instead, the flood res...
Tags: Case Study, Business Continuity Program, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Community Engagement and Accountability, COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Flood, Mobile Technology, Resilience, Social Media in Disasters, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH)
Awareness material
22 Jun 2020
Albania is a flood-prone country that has faced changing rainfall patterns with stronger and longer rainfall periods over the past 15 years. The inadequate infrastructure increases the severity of floods every few years in the northern part of Albani...
Tags: Awareness material, Behavior Change, Community Risk Assessment, Flood, Resilience
Awareness material, Guidance material, Report, Research
02 Mar 2020
The Philippines is the twelfth most populated country in the world and is ranked third globally in terms of its vulnerability to natural hazards. The Philippines is especially prone to hydrometeorological events with floods accounting for over 80...
Tags: Awareness material, Guidance material, Report, Research, Flood
Case Study
11 Feb 2019
Business play a vital role in supporting community recovery following a disaster and maintaining operations during an extreme event is fundamental to community resilience. Businesses that stay open or reopen quickly provide much needed services and e...
Tags: Case Study, Business Continuity Program, Flood