Cristina is a 23-year-old woman who lives in a community in El Salvador at risk of flooding from a nearby water reservoir. Christina’s experience has motivated other young women in the community to participate in risk management processes developed by Plan International to build flood resilience. In this blog she shares her story.
Plan International is a member of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance. Plan promotes gender equality by facilitating the meaningful participation of girls, adolescents, and women to lead, coordinate and propose new ways to manage flood risk in their communities, so that they can live in a safe and protected environment. This blog is an interview […]
In this interview Zakia Naznin, Flood Resilience Programme Manager with Concern Worldwide in Bangladesh, talks through her experience as a woman leader. She describes the women who inspire her, what she thinks makes a good leader, and advocates for more support to women leaders in Bangladesh.
For as long as she can remember, Déborah has been interested in helping others. When the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance started working with her community Déborah joined the first aid brigade. “I have always wanted to help the sick, those who have a hard time”.
The evidence is clear: climate finance is not going to the most climate-vulnerable countries and populations. The majority of the most climate-vulnerable countries received less than $20 per person per year in climate change adaptation financing from 2010–2017.