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Successful Completion of Small Grants II: Youth Trailblaze Urban Climate Action in Asia Pacific

Avatar photo Lucy Price 02 Dec 2022

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in October 2021 the Asia Pacific Urban Community Resilience Hub launched the 2nd Urban Community Resilience Small Grants, supported by the Asia Pacific Disaster Resilience Centre …

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Data and the Power of Storytelling in Global Development

Avatar photo Brighton Musevenzo 24 Oct 2022
Maya Angelou once said that people will forget what you said, what you did, but will never forget how you made them feel, probably a popular adage but...

New FREE online course puts Operational Research at the heart of Humanitarian Action

Avatar photo Nesrine Aouinti 24 Oct 2022
Press Release, 18 October 2022, Geneva, Switzerland A collaboration between the Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies, the Aga Khan University, and th...

Leaders and Data Driven Decision Making: Why it Matters

Avatar photo Brighton Musevenzo 12 Sep 2022
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Successful Completion of Small Grants II: Youth Trailblaze Urban Climate Action in Asia Pacific
Avatar photo Lucy Price 02 Dec 2022
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in October 2021 the Asia Pacific Urban Community Resilience Hub launched the 2nd Urban Community Resilience Small Grants,...
Small Grants: Big Youth Urban Climate Action and Resilience
Avatar photo Maja Vahlberg 13 Apr 2022
As the world’s most disaster-prone region, people in the Asia-Pacific are four times more likely to be affected by weather-related disasters than in...
Berkeley Disaster Lab Academics Mobilize AI Solutions to Confront Climate Change Disruptions.
Avatar photo Celine Erickson 09 Apr 2022
“Sixty percent of the twenty-five countries most affected by climate change are affected by conflicts and wars. Climate hazard adaptation is lacking...
Climate change and community flood resilience in Tabasco, Mexico
Zurich Flood Alliance Jonathan Ulrich 13 Dec 2021
For the past two years, the Mexican Red Cross and the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre have collaborated closely at the intersection of climate c...
1st Urban Hub Youth Leadership Meeting: from Urban DRR, Community Resilience and Climate Action, Asia Pacific Youth Tackle it All
Avatar photo Lucy Price 19 Aug 2021
On August 18, 2021, National Societies and RCRC Youth Volunteers from across the region gathered to discuss Red Cross Red Crescent opportunities and a...
Highlights from UNFCCC Asia Pacific Climate Week: Nepal Red Cross Secretary General Aryal shares insights on how urban resilience programming shaped Nepal’s NAP
Avatar photo Lucy Price 12 Jul 2021
As auxiliaries to government and interlocuters to communities, National Societies are uniquely positioned to support governments National DRR, DRM and...
Climate Change Expands the Flooding Map
Avatar photo Mira Adam 08 Jul 2021
Climate Change Expands the Flooding Map Floods are considered the most common natural disaster in the United States. According to EPA ‘United...
Paperless Environment – A Blessing for Positive Climate Change
Stella Lincoln 19 Jun 2021
Image Source The paper and pulp industry is the third-largest industrial polluter to water, land and air. For us, paper is just another necessity, but...
New IFRC Report: Alarming Levels of Climate-related Displacement
Avatar photo Nesrine Aouinti 19 Mar 2021
Originally published on the IFRC website on March 16 2021. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) report, Respon...
Why Disaster Preparedness Cannot Wait
Avatar photo Tassia Stewart 30 Jun 2020
'Delay and pay, or plan and prosper', is the crystal clear message from IFRC Head, Jagan Chapagain and Andrew Steer, President and CEO of the World Re...