While we aim to reduce risk by minimizing the physical impact of floods, insurance plays a key role in preventing communities from experiencing severe hardship in the event of a destructive weather event. In partnership with the InsuResilience Solutions Fund, Practical Action (a member of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance) has introduced a first-of-its-kind mechanism in Nepal’s lower Karnali basin.

12 August, 2022

First aid knowledge and skills can play an important role in enhancing flood resilience. Find out how and why Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance partners are helping communities enhance their flood resilience by providing first aid training.

22 June, 2022

Knowing how to deliver first aid is essential for emergency response and contributes to reducing injuries and deaths during floods and other emergencies. As a member of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance, Plan International is working with four communities in El Salvador to strengthen first aid knowledge which contributes to these communities’ flood resilience.

07 June, 2022

In Nicaragua, historically, gender stereotypes have limited the participation of young women in community groups and community activities. Through our work in the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance, Plan has taught women how to act in emergency situations and take on a leadership role for emergency response in their community.

18 May, 2022
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