When the storm hit Vanuatu last year, the lack of international support gave local aid workers a chance to be heard
As part of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance Concern Worldwide works with our local partner Assistance for Social Organization and Development (ASOD) in 22 flood-affected communities in Bangladesh. We know that gender equality and the eradication of gender-based violence is required for resilience, this blog describes how we work to achieve this.
In response to a lack of empirically verified measurements for disaster resilience the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance set out in 2013 to develop such a framework for measuring community flood resilience. So far we have applied the Flood Resilience Measurement for Communities in more than 250 communities across the globe. We’re now evolving our approach […]
After a night of torrential rain resulting from Tropical Cyclone Seroja, Dili the capital city of Timor Leste woke up on Easter Sunday to severe floods causing extensive damage to homes, business, and infrastructure. In the worst impacted areas, the water level rose above two metres, swept away homes and as a result at least […]
In the face of flooding, we’re all at risk, but marginalized communities are disproportionately affected. As Houston has learned after recurring disasters, floods don’t discriminate, but recovery does. To build long-term, effective resilience, the most impacted communities must be central to decision-making processes. Enter: the Harris County Flood Control District’s Community Flood Resilience Task Force.