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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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Small Grants: Big Youth Urban Climate Action and Resilience
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...
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...
Highlights from UNFCCC Asia Pacific Climate Week: Nepal Red Cross Secretary General Aryal shares insights on how urban resilience programming shaped Nepal’s NAP
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...
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...
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...
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...
Using Information Mapping And Data To Refine Your Decision Making Process
Using Information Mapping And Data To Refine Your Decision Making Process
Global Disaster Preparedness Center 25 Aug 2014
In the Greater Chicago Region of the American Red Cross we have been running a fire preparedness and mitigation program called Team Firestopper (TFS) ...