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Case Study
02 Feb 2016
Landslides affect millions of people worldwide, but theoretical and empirical studies on the impact of landslides on economic development remain scarce, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. This study estimates the direct impact of landslides on househo...
Tags: Case Study, Landslide, Livelihoods
Video
21 Aug 2015
A story set in a mix rural Rwanda and Burundi aimed at encouraging Disaster Preparedness for floods, landslides and strong winds. It follows Kagabo, a young boy who narrates first-hand what happened when his village was hit by a huge disaster and wha...
Tags: Video, Flood, Landslide, PAPE
Guidance material
12 Aug 2015
Disaster risk reduction (DRR) has therefore become a critical part of sustainable development strategies. The acronym DRR embraces a complex mixture of policies and actions, from education of civil society, through disaster preparedness strategies to...
Tags: Guidance material, Drought, Earthquake, Flood, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Landslide, Tsunami, Volcano, Wildfire
Research
06 Jul 2015
Asia and the Pacific is the most disaster-prone region in the world. Geologically, the region is characterized by active tectonic plate movements in the Pacific and Indian Oceans, which have been the source of major earthquakes and tsunamis. In the p...
Tags: Research, Earthquake, Flood, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Landslide, Thunderstorm, Tsunami
Research
01 Jul 2015
Mass ground movements (commonly referred to as ‘landslides’) are common natural hazards that can have significant economic, social and health impacts. They occur as single events, or as clusters, and are often part of ‘disaster’ chains, occur...
Tags: Research, Landslide, Mental Health and Psychosocial Support
Video
10 Mar 2015
This participatory video was developed by the Youth Network of Las Sabanas, to document a microproject implemented with the support of the Nicaraguan Red Cross and Wetlands International through the Partners for Resilience Programme in the community ...
Tags: Video, Drought, Landslide, Livelihoods, Women and Gender
Case Study
07 Mar 2015
For the implementation of the Program for Disaster Risk Management in the Face of Climate Change in Nicaragua, Partners for Resilience (PfR) worked with the academic sector in the department of Madriz and in the Northern Caribbean Coast Autonomous Re...
Tags: Case Study, Communicable Disease, Drought, Earthquake, Flood, Heat Wave, Landslide, PAPE, Wildfire
Case Study
07 Mar 2015
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 co...
Tags: Case Study, Drought, Flood, Landslide, Livelihoods, Resilience
Case Study
07 Mar 2015
In the Madriz Department, the Partners for Resilience (PfR) Partnership is working in 28 vulnerable communities in four municipalities (Somoto, San Lucas, Las Sabanas, and San José de Cusmapa) of the Inalí and Tapacalí rivers sub-watersheds, tribu...
Tags: Case Study, Drought, Flood, Landslide
Case Study
07 Mar 2015
In the last 20 years, Nicaragua has been the fourth country most affected by extreme weather events worldwide (Germanwatch Report, 2014). The country is investing in humanitarian aid to respond to emergencies caused by hydro meteorological events, an...
Tags: Case Study, Climate Change Adaptation, Drought, Flood, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Landslide