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Working with local partners – and nature – for flood resilience

Zurich Flood Alliance Jonathan Ulrich 27 Jan 2023

Building on the successful cooperation between the Red Cross of Montenegro and the municipality of Golubovci on the repair and construction of a flood protection wall in Ponari community, the two decided to team up again for a more ambitious green and grey infrastructure project in Kurilo and Bistrice. Written …

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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,...

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 ...

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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Working with local partners – and nature – for flood resilience
Zurich Flood Alliance Jonathan Ulrich 27 Jan 2023
Building on the successful cooperation between the Red Cross of Montenegro and the municipality of Golubovci on the repair and construction of a flood...
Small Grants: Big Youth Urban Climate Action and Resilience
Avatar photo Maja Vahlberg 13 Apr 2022
As the world’s most disaster-prone region, people in the Asia-Pacific are four times more likely to be affected by weather-related disasters than in...
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...
Highlights from UNFCCC Asia Pacific Climate Week: Nepal Red Cross Secretary General Aryal shares insights on how urban resilience programming shaped Nepal’s NAP
Avatar photo Lucy Price 12 Jul 2021
As auxiliaries to government and interlocuters to communities, National Societies are uniquely positioned to support governments National DRR, DRM and...
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...
Taking large-scale action to raise disaster risk awareness in Albania
Zurich Flood Alliance 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...
Urban Hub Small Grant Winners for Urban Community Resilience: Pakistan Red Crescent and Mongolia Red Cross
Urban Hub Small Grant Winners for Urban Community Resilience: Pakistan Red Crescent and Mongolia Red Cross
Catalina Torres 07 Nov 2020
The Asia Pacific Urban Community Resilience Hub, is pleased to announce the winners of the 1st Urban Community Resilience Small Grant Initiative: Paki...