At the Innovate4Cities 2021 Conference, Mercy Corps was joined by UN-Habitat Jordan, the Greater Amman Municipality, and Civil Defense Authority to discuss how cities can build resilient communities while also addressing urbanization, especially in the context of an influx of refugees which has placed pressure on government capacity, water demand and sanitation infrastructure.

04 November, 2021

The human impacts of extreme weather events are worsening and the data is clear. At COP26 the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance and the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre will be providing a platform for people in vulnerable countries who live with this reality. It’s time to put them at the centre of the solution and mobilise more climate finance.

02 November, 2021

Find out about the important role access to sanitation facilities plays in building community flood resilience, and the work Plan International Nicaragua and partners have done to provide communities with flood-proof latrines that will keep them safe and healthy during floods, and in dry times.

20 October, 2021

13 October is International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction. This year the theme is Only Together. The focus is on enhancing international cooperation to developing countries. This gives us a perfect opportunity to remind you of the value of working together to deliver flood resilience investments.

12 October, 2021

Many young people in El Salvador lack the knowledge, supplies and safe spaces they need to comfortably manage their menstruation. This becomes particularly challenging during floods where access to privacy and sanitation facilities can be limited. Plan International are working with communities to overcome these barriers and demystify menstruation.

11 October, 2021

This blog is a reflection on the role of trust in adaptive management and what we call proactive programming. How is the Z Zurich Foundation facilitating a trusting culture within the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance and what are the positive outcomes of this?

05 October, 2021