Pekalongan Flood Risk and Impact Assessment predicts 90% of the City will be inundated by 2035: how is climate change impacting Indonesia?

As part of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance Mercy Corps is working with the Pekalongan City and Regency in Indonesia to promote evidence-based policy making and program development. In this blog we share findings from a Flood Risk and Impact Assessment of the Kupang Watershed, and how we are using these to support governance of flood risk. 

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Pekalongan Flood Risk and Impact Assessment predicts 90% of the City will be inundated by 2035: how is climate change impacting Indonesia?

COVID-19 is a wake-up call to invest in resilience

Failing to plan for climate change will be similarly damaging and costly

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COVID-19 is a wake-up call to invest in resilience

Why loss and damage must feature strongly in NDCs

It is critical that targets and contributions relevant to loss and damage be included in national climate plans, write Sandeep Chamling Rai and Sunil Acharya.

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Why loss and damage must feature strongly in NDCs

Revealed: Ambitious plans to help two million people cope with climate change and build resilience to natural hazards like floods

From Peru to Indonesia, climate vulnerable people have acted to cope with climate change and build community resilience to natural hazards, thanks to support from the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance (The Alliance).

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Revealed: Ambitious plans to help two million people cope with climate change and build resilience to natural hazards like floods

Putting people first in disaster risk reduction: the mismatch between policy, theory, and practice

In recognition of this year’s International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction focusing on the importance of governance this blog reflects on how despite broad agreement as to the benefits of Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction, communities at risk remain largely excluded from disaster risk reduction governance. 

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Putting people first in disaster risk reduction: the mismatch between policy, theory, and practice
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