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The Triple Dividend of Resilience: Realising development goals through the multiple benefits of...

This report provides evidence for three types of benefits – or dividends of resilience – that DRM investments can yield: (1) Avoiding losses when disasters strike; (2) Stimulating economic activity thanks to reduced disaster risk; and (3) Development co-benefits, or uses, of a specific DRM...

Resilience Measurement in Practice: Lessons from the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance

This presentation was delivered at the Resilience Measurement, Evidence and Learning conference in New Orleans in November 2018. It details how the Flood Resilience Measurement for Communities (an approach developed and used by the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance) has been used to measure...

Climate change and water: Finance needs to flood not drip

Prepared by individual countries ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris in 2015, Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) are a powerful framework for setting out national climate action priorities. Ongoing revisions to NDCs guide national strategies to address the...

Blue-Green cities for urban flood resilience

In her geosciences seminar delivered to Nottingham University, Emily O'Donnel explains the value of blue-green infrastructure (sometimes called SuDS) for reducing urban flood risk. She highlights the co-benefits these approaches bring beyond only reducing flood risk, provides examples from...

A toolkit for procuring resilience

The Procuring Resilience Opportunities (PRO) Toolkit focuses on ways cities and utilities can immediately work within their current procurement systems to enable better resilience outcomes. Local procurement processes have the potential to either enable this transition or stymie it completely....

Saving lives and leaving no one behind: Gaibandha model for disability-inclusive disaster risk...

The purpose of this documentation of good practice is to help CBM Member Associations, Country Offices, Advisors and Partners in disaster-prone countries to develop and implement high-quality disaster risk reduction (DRR) programs which are integrated into larger community-based inclusive...

A world at risk: Closing the insurance gap

A Lloyd's Risk Report A world at risk, Lloyd’s second underinsurance report, produced with CEBR, shows there is global underinsurance of $162.5bn in 2018. This shows there is a significant gap between the level of insurance in place to cover global risks, and the actual cost to businesses...

Can mobile phones improve disaster preparedness? A survey-based analysis on the impact of AtmaGo

The goal of this study is to understand the potential benefits and drawbacks of using Information Communication Technology (ICT) systems to communicate emergency reports and DRR information. The study focuses on a particular application, AtmaGo, which was launched in Indonesia in 2015. Developed...

Flooded Basement: What to Do

Basements are inherently vulnerable to flooding since they are located below ground level where many pipes and systems are positioned and ground shifts happen. Even if your basement has never flooded before, it is still possible that yours will be affected at some point. If you have a wet...

Loss and Damage in IPCC's report on Global Warming of 1.5C (SR15): A summary

Loss and Damage in IPCC's report on Global Warming of 1.5C (SR15). A summary by Reinhard Mechler and colleagues.

Climate risks, limits and the need for transformational adaptation. An author's perspective on...

Reinhard Mechler, one of the lead authors on 1.5°C Special Report from the IPCC, gives his perspective on the report. Specifically outlining the need for transformative adaptation.

The Global Flood Resilience Portal: introductory webinar

This webinar was hosted by the International Federation of the Red Cross on 9 October 2018. A must listen if you are new to the portal or interested in how it can help you build resilience. Firstly Felicitas Ledergerber (IFRC Geneva) introduces the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance and the...

Community-based Flood Early Warning System: The Story from Then to Now

A community based flood early warning system (CBFEWS) is an integrated system of tools and plans to detect and respond to flood emergencies that is managed by communities. The people-centric CBFEWS developed by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) emphasizes the...

Transforming Disaster Planning – A Child Centred Approach

The children and young people who worked on this project collaborated with filmmakers from across Europe to produce a film about what needs to be done to improve disaster risk reduction. Then our film producer, David Martin, pulled all the footage together to create this six-minute film which has...

Understanding Niamey’s flood risk through open source mapping, drones, and modeling

For thousands of years, the Niger River has been the lifeblood for not only Niger, but also its neighboring countries in the Niger River Basin. Yet, even as many Nigeriens depend on the mighty waterway for food, water, and livelihoods, the Niger River also poses a severe flood risk to the West...

Microinsurance Catastrophe Risk Organisation (MiCRO) Alliance on Natural Hazard Risk Transfer...

MiCRO was founded in the wake of the 2010 Haiti earthquake by the international NGO, Mercy Corps, and the largest microfinance institution (MFI) in Haiti, Fonkoze, as a reinsurance company specialising in the design of risk transfer solutions for natural catastrophes to the unserved and...

Learning from Typhoon Mirinae: Urbanization and Climate Change in Quy Nhon City, Vietnam

On November 2, 2009, typhoon Mirinae slammed into the coast of central Vietnam killing 122 people and causing $280 million in damage to property. While typhoons strike Vietnam each fall, the severity of this storm caught both meteorologists and local disaster relief professionals off guard....

Sheltering from a gathering storm: Flood Resilience in India

The Sheltering From a Gathering Storm project aims to improve understanding of the costs and benefits of climate resilient housing and contribute to the transformative change necessary to make communities more resilient to future disasters. Flooding and inundation are recurring problems in the...

Wayfinder

Achieving a more sustainable, safe and just future for all poses one of the biggest challenges and greatest opportunities of our time. By synthesizing the frontiers in resilience and sustainability science into a clear, coherent and hands-on approach for assessment, planning and action in...

Amphibious Homes for Flood Resilience in Vietnam and Bangladesh

Flooding is a yearly issue for people living in delta regions. However, climate change is making these floods more unpredictable and protracted, which is having a huge impact on communities. This video follows two Global Resilience Partnership grantees as they work to build floating homes to...

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