Floods and COVID-19: livelihoods challenges for the extremely poor in Bangladesh

On Wednesday 9 September at 7pm Bangladesh Standard Time Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance partners Practical Action, Concern Worldwide, and Mercy Corps invite you to attend a webinar in the impacts of floods and Coronavirus on the poorest people in Bangladesh. 


EGU General Assembly 2020

Online 4-8 May 2020.

The European Geosciences Union (EGU) is the leading organisation for Earth, planetary and space science research in Europe. With partner organisations worldwide, they foster fundamental geoscience research, alongside applied research that addresses key societal and environmental challenges. Their vision is to realise a sustainable and just future for humanity and for the planet.


Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance at Bangladesh Pavilion at COP25

On Monday 9 December Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance will host two different session together with the Government of Bangladesh in their Pavilion at COP25. 

12:30-14:00 Community adaptation practice for flood resilience where the Bangladesh Minister of Environment and Forest and Climate Change will chair and Concern Worldwide, Practical Action, and Mercy Corps will share experiences from their flood resilience work in Bangladesh. 

16:30-18:00 Money where it matters: Getting climate finance to local levels for impact which will highlight findings from ZFRA programming and research in Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Nepal and share both challenges and opportunities to increase investment on climate change adaptation to reach the most vulnerable communities.


COP25 2019

COP25, 2 to 13 December 2019

What is COP25?

The UN Climate Change Conference will feature the 25th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP25) to the United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change (UNFCCC) and meetings of the UNFCCC subsidiary bodies, will take place from 2-13 December 2019 in Madrid, Spain.



Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

Geneva, 13 to 17 May 2019

Why is the Global Platform important?

The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) takes place every two years. The platform is the foremost gathering for experts to explore how to reduce disaster risk and build the resilience of communities and nations.