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Congratulations to the 2nd Small Grants Winners: Nepal, Vanuatu, Lao PDR and Bangladesh Red Cross Red Crescent!

Lucy Price 13 Oct 2021

The Asia Pacific Urban Community Resilience Hub is pleased to announce the winners of the 2nd Urban Community Resilience Small Grant Initiative: Nepal Red Cross, Vanuatu Red Cross, Lao Red Cross and Bangladesh Red …

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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...

Hot off the press: Heatwave FbF Feasibility Study in Dhaka

Lucy Price 10 Sep 2021
July 2021 was the world’s hottest month ever, while Asia recorded its warmest July ever. As the global temperature is on rise, heatwaves are becomin...

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 co...

1st Urban Hub Youth Leadership Meeting: from Urban DRR, Community Resilience and Climate Action, Asia Pacific Youth Tackle it All

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...

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Mozambique: Cyclone Idai
Miguel Aguirre 23 Apr 2019
Originally shared by IFRC – 26 March 2019 Cyclone Idai made landfall on the evening of 14/15 March, 2019 near the central Mozambican city of ...
Typhoon Haiyan: 5 Years On in the Philippines
Typhoon Haiyan: 5 Years On in the Philippines
Miguel Aguirre 09 Nov 2018
Five years ago today, one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the Philippines made landfall. Typhoon Haiyan took more than 6,000 lives on the isl...
Cyclone Preparedness Programme of Bangladesh
Global Disaster Preparedness Center 02 May 2018
In late August 2017, widespread violence led to mass displacement of civilians and the suspension of most aid activities in the Rakhine State of Myanm...