Mercy Corps Indonesia is working closely with stakeholders in Pekalongan to develop integrated urban water resource management that delivers flood resilience in a changing climate. We shared our experiences during an Asia Pacific Climate Week event which this blog is based on.
Find out how Community Resilience Action Groups (CRAGs), community based volunteer groups, are contributing to the flood resilience of communities that Concern Worldwide are working with in Bangladesh as part of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance.
When Tabasco experienced the most severe floods in decades last autumn local community brigades were put to the test. Leveraging their human and social capital developed through our joint work they provided early warning and quickly organized first response operations in cooperation with Civil Protection and the Mexican Red Cross.
Plan International (Plan) has recently completed a study on the impacts of natural hazards exacerbated by climate change in El Salvador. We focused on how differently the impacts of a changing climate are experienced by people of different ages and genders. Some of what we learned in the study is presented in this blog.
Kibera residents are working with the Kounkuey Design Initiative to co-develop solutions that build flood resilience. Together, they are building a network of community-designed and managed public spaces that reduce flood risk, provide access to core services, and create new income-generating opportunities.
One state in India shows how policies that give women access to better resources has a real impact on mortality.
Find out how Gita’s livelihood diversification by becoming a restaurant owner makes her and her small family more resilient to the floods that affect her Nepali community on an annual basis.
Communities in South America’s Gran Chaco are organizing in person and digitally to withstand climate change. A great example of locally led climate change adaptation in action.
As Covid-19 continues to affect communities globally, humanitarian and development organizations need to adapt our way of working. This case study from the Red Cross in the Philippines shows how programmes can be adapted to respond to communities’ acute needs regarding Covid-19 while maintaining a vital focus on flood resilience.