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Exploring co-benefits: Community-centred resilience building in times of Covid-19

Jonathan Ulrich 18 May 2021

As Covid-19 continues to affect communities globally, humanitarian and development organizations need to adapt our way of working. This case study from the Red Cross in the Philippines shows how …

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Mapping the knowledge-building of a global network

Nesrine Aouinti 19 Apr 2021
Why are we mapping research? As a member of the Red Cross Red Crescent Research Consortium (RC3), the Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) devel...

Migrants hit an “invisible wall” in accessing COVID-19 care and vaccines

Nesrine Aouinti 06 Apr 2021
Originally posted on IFRC website: Geneva, 9 March 2021 – A new report released today documents an “invisible wall” that has blocked migrants fr...

Taking large-scale action to raise disaster risk awareness in Albania

Jonathan Ulrich 30 Mar 2021
On the latest International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Albanian Red Cross partnered with the National Agency for Civil Protection, the Minis...

Adaptability in Times of Covid-19: Exploring Digital Resilience Building

Jonathan Ulrich 26 Mar 2021
Traditional on-site and face-to-face resilience building activities are unavailable to humanitarian and development organizations due to the Coronavir...

The Blue Guide To Coastal Resilience, Protecting Coastal Communities Through Nature-based Solutions

Nesrine Aouinti 10 Feb 2021
On February 2, 2021, the Nature Conservancy published The Blue Guide to Coastal Resilience that provides Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) planners a...

Data Readiness Toolkit Launched to Build Competencies of National Societies

Celine Erickson 05 Jan 2021
New DATA READINESS TOOLKIT aims to build data competencies across the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement The Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) h...

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Connected: How Albania’s new Emergency Operation Centre enables effective disaster risk management
Jonathan Ulrich 28 Sep 2021
As auxiliaries to national governments and as trusted partners, Red Cross National Societies around the world are involved in many disaster management...
Better together: Working with local partners to build flood resilient infrastructure in Montenegro
Jonathan Ulrich 01 Sep 2021
The Flood Resilience Measurement for Communities (FRMC) provides a holistic and systematic picture of communities’ strengths and gaps when it comes ...
Community brigades were put to the test during floods in Tabasco, Mexico
Jonathan Ulrich 13 Jul 2021
When Tabasco experienced the most severe floods in decades last autumn local community brigades were put to the test. Leveraging their human and socia...
Launch Of Small Grants II: Call for Asia Pacific National Society and Youth Volunteer Urban Climate Resilience Proposals
Lucy Price 12 Jul 2021
As we witness the climate crisis, COVID-19, and an ever-evolving humanitarian landscape – understanding the urban context and enhanced urban resilie...
Climate Change Expands the Flooding Map
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...
Exploring co-benefits: Community-centred resilience building in times of Covid-19
Jonathan Ulrich 18 May 2021
As Covid-19 continues to affect communities globally, humanitarian and development organizations need to adapt our way of working. This case study fro...
Taking large-scale action to raise disaster risk awareness in Albania
Jonathan Ulrich 30 Mar 2021
On the latest International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Albanian Red Cross partnered with the National Agency for Civil Protection, the Minis...
Adaptability in Times of Covid-19: Exploring Digital Resilience Building
Jonathan Ulrich 26 Mar 2021
Traditional on-site and face-to-face resilience building activities are unavailable to humanitarian and development organizations due to the Coronavir...
New IFRC Report: Alarming Levels of Climate-related Displacement
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...
Zurich Flood Alliance
The Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance: Global Partnership Local Actions
Jonathan Ulrich 01 Mar 2021
Floods affect more people globally than any other type of natural hazard. In the last ten years alone, floods have affected over 734 million people. M...