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Report, Research
28 Sep 2023
The rise in extreme temperatures due to climate change is generating a direct impact on human health, ranging from dehydration, heat cramps, heat strokes, increased mental illnesses, to renal and cardio-pulmonary diseases, and even premature death. M...
Tags: Report, Research, Heat Wave
Guidance material
20 Sep 2023
This solution brief forms part of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance’s solutions series. The solution series aims to improve outreach and impact of such resilient practices at a global level. This brief explores how the Mexican Red Cross have...
Tags: Guidance material, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Community Engagement and Accountability, Flood, Resilience and Disaster Risk Management, Six Characteristics of a Safe and Resilient Community
Case Study
19 Sep 2023
After years of community-based work coupled with iterative sharing with local, regional, and national government actors, the Mexican Red Cross’ community brigades approach has been formally recognized by organizations and government at all levels. ...
Tags: Case Study, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Flood, Resilience and Disaster Risk Management
Case Study
19 Sep 2023
Tras años de trabajo basado en la comunidad, junto con un intercambio iterativo con actores gubernamentales locales, regionales y nacionales, el enfoque de las brigadas comunitarias de la Cruz Roja Mexicana ha sido reconocido formalmente por organiz...
Tags: Case Study, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Flood, Resilience and Disaster Risk Management
Case Study
31 Aug 2023
This case study explores the model used by the Mexican Red Cross to set up their Alliance program for long-term operation, scalability, and impact. The details of the program’s growth and expansion are particular to the Mexican Red Cross’ experie...
Tags: Case Study, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Flood, Resilience and Disaster Risk Management
Case Study
31 Aug 2023
Este caso de estudio explora el modelo utilizado por la Cruz Roja Mexicana para la implementación, escalamiento e impacto del proyecto a largo plazo dentro de la Alianza. Los detalles del crecimiento y la expansión son particulares y resultado de...
Tags: Case Study, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Flood, Resilience and Disaster Risk Management
Case Study, Research
09 Aug 2023
In this Commentary, the authors reflect on the commonalities of Indigenous actions across multiple settings, recently synthesized at a COVID Observatories workshop at the Keystone Foundation in Kotagiri, India (March 19–21, 2023). The COVID-19 pand...
Tags: Case Study, Research, COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
Awareness material, Report
05 Jul 2023
2023 Heat Action Plan developed by Nepal Red Cross Society for the city of Nepalgunj. The Heat Action Plan (HAP) provides a framework for implementing, coordinating and evaluating extreme heat action across different timescales in Nepalgunj to minimi...
Tags: Awareness material, Report, Climate Change Adaptation, Heat Wave, Resilience and Disaster Risk Management, Urban Preparedness
Awareness material, Report
27 May 2023
The accumulation of mismanaged plastic waste is a serious issue globally. It has severe negative impacts on biodiversity and the environment, as well as on livelihoods and human health. As climate change makes rainfall events more intense and frequen...
Tags: Awareness material, Report, Flood
Awareness material, Report
24 Apr 2023
Early warnings for hazards are essential for living safely and minimizing economic losses. For many hazards, it is possible to give advance notice and accurate information to help communities prepare and respond. However, issuance of the warning ...
Tags: Awareness material, Report, Community Engagement and Accountability, Early Warning Systems, Hazard, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Volcano