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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 (APDRC), Korean Red Cross and Japanese Red Cross Society. Join us to learn from the following urban youth accomplishments below:  …

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Leaders and Data Driven Decision Making: Why it Matters

Avatar photo Brighton Musevenzo 12 Sep 2022
The importance of data in informing sound decision making for management and key stakeholders cannot be over emphasized especially in this period and ...

Sustainable land management to protect communities in Honduras from landslides

Avatar photo Nesrine Aouinti 18 May 2022
Hazard: Landslides caused by land degradation and extreme events. Solution: Sustainable land management High-level results: Sustainable reduction of l...

The IFRC Alert Hub Initiative Spurs Innovation for Effective Emergency Alerting

Avatar photo Celine Erickson 29 Apr 2022
An amazing surge of innovations in emergency alerting is happening now to ensure accurate and actionable emergency alerts reach communities around the...

Nepal’s Municipal Disaster Risk Governance Assessment Tool: a case study on strengthening disaster risk management

Zurich Flood Alliance Jonathan Ulrich 27 Jan 2022
Nepal Red Cross Society volunteers and local people strengthen a breached embankment to prevent floodwater from entering their settlement. Photo by Ne...

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...

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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...
Tanah: The Tsunami and Earthquake Fighter
Avatar photo Jessica Ports Robbins 07 May 2020
Tanah: The Tsunami and Earthquake Fighter A Mobile App Helping Kids Be Prepared! ‘Tanah: The Tsunami and Earthquake Fighter‘ is a disaster prepa...
Nepal earthquake: How a GO BAG (Emergency Kit) became the Bag for Survival
Amod Bhattarai 08 Jan 2016
On April 25, 2015, an earthquake with a magnitude of over 7.8M killed more than 9,000 people and injured more than 23,000 in Nepal. This is the sec...
Nepal earthquake: Preparing for an inevitable uncertainty
Amod Bhattarai 21 Dec 2015
On April 25, 2015, an earthquake with a magnitude of over 7.8M killed more than 9,000 people and injured more than 23,000 in Nepal. This is the first ...