Find out how Practical Action Bolivia involved local youth in their Flood Resilience Measurement for Communities approach. And what the benefits were, to the young people, their communities, and to Practical Action.
In Nicaragua, historically, gender stereotypes have limited the participation of young women in community groups and community activities. Through our work in the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance, Plan has taught women how to act in emergency situations and take on a leadership role for emergency response in their community.
The inaugural Middle East and North Africa Regional (MENA) Climate Week was held in Dubai from 28-31 March 2022. As part of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance, Mercy Corps held two sessions discussing how to build climate resilience in Jordan, and the importance of using innovative and participatory tools to measure the flood resilience at […]
Most victims of climate-related disasters do not want to leave their homes and communities, and many develop new livelihoods and coping strategies – yet this is often overlooked in adaptation policies.
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.
Thousands of people have been displaced from the floods in New South Wales and Queensland. Across the Northern Rivers, the floods have damaged at least 5,500 homes, with at least half of these expected to be uninhabitable. Floods expose social inequities and exacerbate the housing crisis for people with disability and carers in the region.
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.
Practical Action Zimbabwe is working with communities in Chimanimani to understand and improve their flood resilience. Find out about the role the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance’s Flood Resilience Measurement for Communities (FRMC) framework and tool is playing in the development of their project.