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28 Feb 2022
The IFRC dedicated the World Disasters Report in 2010 to “Urban Risks”. Besides putting a spotlight on the rising vulnerabilities, the report highlighted that urban communities are capable of finding their own solutions, asserting their rights, a...
Tags: Report, Urban Risk Reduction
Report
09 Dec 2021
There are children and youth in Norway who lack predictable, adequate, or safe housing. Some might face risks of domestic violence, struggle with substance abuse, have mental health challenges or live in poverty, the background of these young people ...
Tags: Report, Urban Planning
Report
07 Dec 2021
In the context of a rapidly urbanizing Asia Pacific region, the number of people exposed to hazards, shocks, and stresses is increasing, leading to bigger risk and vulnerability. At the same time, people living in cities are themselves agents of cha...
Tags: Report, Urban Preparedness, Urban Risk Reduction
06 Aug 2021
The Research Series: Cities for Children and Youth is published by the Global Alliance – Cities 4 Children. This series will include publications reflecting on a range of issues faced by urban children and youth and will shed light on promising ini...
Tags: Urban Preparedness
Guidance material
10 Jun 2021
El Kit contiene una introducción rápida a conceptos urbanos, seguida de una serie de seis módulos sobre: Comunicaciones creativas, soluciones basadas en la naturaleza, higiene y saneamiento del agua (WASH, por sus siglas en inglés), agricultura u...
Tags: Guidance material, Climate Change Adaptation, Urban Preparedness, Urban Risk Reduction
Case Study
10 Jun 2021
In Bangladesh German Red Cross is supporting Bangladesh Red Crescent Society to implement an Earthquake Preparedness project for past many years.T he project is implemented through consortium approach having, Bangladesh Red Crescent Society, Br...
Tags: Case Study, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Community Engagement and Accountability, Earthquake, Urban Preparedness, Urban Risk Reduction
Report
01 Jun 2021
In the context of a rapidly urbanizing Asia Pacific region, the number of people exposed to hazards, shocks, and stresses is increasing, leading to amplified risk and vulnerability. At the same time, people living in cities are themselves agents of c...
Tags: Report, Urban Preparedness, Urban Risk Reduction
Report
01 Jun 2021
Heatwaves, or silent disasters, are increasingly common and can seriously affect human health, well-being and livelihood. In the past decade severe heatwaves have claimed numerous lives in Asia Pacific. Heatwave exposure will continue to increase, ev...
Tags: Report, Climate Change Adaptation, Early Warning Systems, Heat Wave, Livelihoods, Mental Health and Psychosocial Support, PAPE, Resilience, Urban Preparedness, Urban Risk Reduction
Guidance material, Report, Research
10 May 2021
National-Society-Response-to-Covid-19-in-Urban-Areas-Final Literature-Review-Learning-on-Epidemics Learning from Local Responders to Guide Future Epidemic & Pandemic Responses in Urban Areas This study on Responding to COVID-19 in Urban Environme...
Tags: Guidance material, Report, Research, Communicable Disease, Community Engagement and Accountability, Urban Preparedness, Urban Risk Reduction
Guidance material
29 Apr 2021
Communities worldwide have greater opportunities for growth and connectedness than ever before; yet the number of people exposed to hazards, shocks, and stresses is rapidly increasing, especially in coastal cities, leading to increased risk and vulne...
Tags: Guidance material, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Climate Change Adaptation, Communication As Aid, Community Engagement and Accountability, Community Risk Assessment, Urban Infrastructure, Urban Preparedness, Urban Risk Reduction