• Flood Resilience Portal

    The Flood Resilience Portal provides practitioners who live and work in flood-affected communities with easy access to the resources they need to build resilience to floods

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  • Flood Risk

    Floods are one of the greatest threats to human well-being and development, affecting over 250 million people every year (UNISDR, 2013). Communities living in poverty are at the greatest risk,

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  • Flood Resilience Game

    Flood resilience game allows players to experience, explore, and learn about the flood risk of communities in river valleys. The game is designed to help participants – such as NGO staff

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Next Generation of Youth in Tanzania to Be Equipped With Critical...

The World Bank and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) are engaging Tanzanian students in a large community-driven initiative for identifying flood risks. The data students collect will be critical to improving drainage, health care, and social service delivery. This initiative is guiding the development of a bachelor’s degree curriculum on sustainable planning for...

Women as a force to build resilience

Many risk drivers are created by development choices at global or national levels, but all are manifested at the local level, so local people must be central to risk reduction practice. But it is important to recognise that in these communities it is the disabled, elderly, women and girls who are the most at risk. For example, women accounted for 61% of fatalities caused by Cyclone Nargis in...
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