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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
The importance of data in informing sound decision making for management and key stakeholders cannot be over emphasized especially in this period and ...

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National Society Preparedness: COVID-19 Success Stories
Avatar photo 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
Avatar photo 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
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...
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
Avatar photo 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
Avatar photo 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...