Strengthening community resilience in times of COVID-19

In 2020 Nepal has been hit hard by the health and socio-economic effects of the Coronavirus pandemic as well as natural hazards exacerbated by climate change. In this blog Mercy Corps Nepal share how they have helped communities cope with COVID-19 during the monsoon season, and how they support policy makers to make climate smart, risk informed decisions. 

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Strengthening community resilience in times of COVID-19

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
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