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Berkeley Disaster Lab Academics Mobilize AI Solutions to Confront Climate Change Disruptions.

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 in the humanitarian landscape*.” Patrick Youssef, Regional Director, …

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Considering the updated DMERL Framework: A conversation between HQ and the field

Kristin Helz 01 Jun 2022
Nir Dahal (MEL Delegate, Philippines Delegation) and Kristin Helz (Sr. DMERL Advisor at NHQ) are both professionals in the DMERL field (Design, Monito...

Green belts for drought recovery and food security in Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya

Nesrine Aouinti 18 May 2022
Hazard: Drought Solution: Land rehabilitation High-level results: Five green belts have been restored, increasing forest cover by over 70 hectares, pr...

The IFRC Alert Hub Initiative Spurs Innovation for Effective Emergency Alerting.

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...

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National Society Preparedness: COVID-19 Success Stories
Nesrine Aouinti 25 Mar 2022
This document is originally posted on the IFRC official website on March 17,2022 here. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Soci...
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...
Connected: How Albania’s new Emergency Operation Centre enables effective disaster risk management
Zurich Flood Alliance 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
Zurich Flood Alliance 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
Zurich Flood Alliance 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
Zurich Flood Alliance 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...
1st Asia Pacific Regional Heatwave Meeting: Key Recommendations and Call to Action
Lucy Price 12 May 2021
1st Asia Pacific Regional Heatwave Meeting : a collective success of policy, praxis, research, and humanitarian leadership Heatwaves, or silent disast...
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...