Practical Action and the Z Zurich Foundation have been partners for over a decade. The relationship started with a small grant to invest in a photocopier and has grown into a programme celebrated in the recent Terra Carta Impact Report, as part of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales’ Sustainable Market Initiative.

29 March, 2022

Practical Action, a member of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance , are working with flood-prone communities in Thiès -Nord, Senegal. This blog describes how the Flood Resilience Measurement for Communities (FRMC) has helped us identify the best interventions and activities to enhance their flood resilience.

11 March, 2022

COP26 in Glasgow was the first global moment that brought negotiators, technical experts, politicians, the private sector and campaigners together since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. These are Colin McQuistan, Head of Climate & Resilience at Practical Action’s, reflections on what was achieved and what is needed to deliver the Loss and Damage finance needed.

16 February, 2022

Disasters occur when hazards meet vulnerability. We must acknowledge the human-made components of both vulnerability and hazard and emphasize human agency in order to proactively reduce disaster impacts.

04 February, 2022