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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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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,...
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...
1st Urban Hub Youth Leadership Meeting: from Urban DRR, Community Resilience and Climate Action, Asia Pacific Youth Tackle it All
Avatar photo 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...
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...
Why Disaster Preparedness Cannot Wait
Avatar photo Tassia Stewart 30 Jun 2020
'Delay and pay, or plan and prosper', is the crystal clear message from IFRC Head, Jagan Chapagain and Andrew Steer, President and CEO of the World Re...
Tanah: The Tsunami and Earthquake Fighter
Avatar photo Jessica Ports Robbins 07 May 2020
Tanah: The Tsunami and Earthquake Fighter A Mobile App Helping Kids Be Prepared! ‘Tanah: The Tsunami and Earthquake Fighter‘ is a disaster prepa...
10 Key Takeaways from the Immersive Technologies & Digital Games for School Disaster Preparedness Report
Celine Erickson 10 Feb 2020
The use of virtual reality simulations in a variety of training and pedagogical contexts is expanding, reflective of an upward trend in immersive tech...
Girls prepared to mitigate the impact of disasters
Avatar photo Miguel Aguirre 07 Oct 2019
“I volunteer because I love learning lifesaving skills. This is how I can support my community,” remarks Tarin Akther from her school in Banglades...
The Importance of Mental Preparedness Prior to a Major Natural Disaster
The Importance of Mental Preparedness Prior to a Major Natural Disaster
Courtney Myers 04 Dec 2017
In 1980, Mount St. Helens experienced a major volcanic eruption. More than 57 people were killed as a direct result of the eruption, which experts bel...