Who we are

The Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance is a multi-sectoral partnership focusing on finding practical ways to help communities in developed and developing countries strengthen their resilience to flood risk. 

In 2013, Zurich Insurance created a multi-sectoral Alliance with funding from the Z Zurich Foundation for five years, until 2018. During this first phase, the partners in the Alliance were: the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Austria, the Wharton Business School’s Risk Management and Decision Processes Centre (Wharton) in the U.S. and the international development non-governmental organization Practical Action

In December 2017, the Z Zurich Foundation and Zurich Insurance agreed to provide long-term flexible funding, as well as in-kind support, for a second phase with a significantly enlarged Alliance for a further five years (until 2023) to replicate and scale up the work begun under phase 1. 

You can learn more about the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance here. 

The new Alliance partners are: Concern Worldwide, the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC), the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) the Institute for Social and Environmental Transition-International (ISET-International), the London School of Economics, MercyCorps, Plan International, Practical Action, Zurich Insurance.

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