The Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance aims to improve the lives of communities on the frontlines of climate change in over 20 countries around the world. We talk a lot about climate resilience, particularly resilience to floods. Today, let’s talk about climate justice and the human right to a safe, healthy, clean and sustainable environment. Climate […]
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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.
In hard-to-access communities, emergency preparedness is vital for preserving lives and livelihoods. Running simulation exercises can help.
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.
Viktor Roezer shares his reflections on 2022’s in-person return of the EGU Genral Assembly
Informal settlements around the world have the least developed infrastructure, yet they continue to come together to build their resilience to shocks and disasters.
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.
Michael Szönyi argues that measures to adapt to the changing climate are just as important as mitigation efforts