Flood Resilience Measurement for Communities: Boosting community resilience

This year’s Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction calls for locally-led, inclusive action to prevent disasters and boost resilience for all at-risk groups. With the Flood Resilience Measurement for Communities (FRMC) the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance offers an innovative and inclusive approach for kick-starting community flood resilience through local co-generation and decision-making processes, enriched through systems analysis

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Flood Resilience Measurement for Communities: Boosting community resilience

What do Flood Resilience and Nepalese Thali have in common?

After four years as a member of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance (“the Alliance”), I had the opportunity to catch a glimpse of our work in West Nepal. Practical Action and our local partner, CSDR, have been working for 5 years to support communities to become more resilient to the river Karnali’s floods.

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What do Flood Resilience and Nepalese Thali have in common?

Let’s make a deal for resilient cities

For the first time in history, more people live in cities than in rural areas. Although cities hold the promise of a better future, the reality is that many cities cannot live up to expectations. Too often, cities lack the resources to provide even the most basic services to their inhabitants, and cities all over the world fail to protect their people effectively against the onslaught of natural disasters or climate change. 

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Let’s make a deal for resilient cities

Webinar: Approaches in stakeholder participation for resilience

The Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance and the Climate Information Services Research Initiative (CISRI) will be co-hosting a Webinar on the importance of and the challenges with including, involving and working alongside the communities and institutions who are affected by climate variability, change and hazards. The presenters will share their experiences of these approaches, examining what the projects have learned about effective stakeholder engagement and participation in complex systems, and how they contribute to resilience and sustainability.

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Webinar: Approaches in stakeholder participation for resilience

Flood defences: how willow proved to be a natural defender

Cumbrian farmers who planted willow for a Swedish paper mill say the crop kept floods at bay

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 Flood defences: how willow proved to be a natural defender
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