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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 float...

Helping Tugu Utara Village deal with waste

The Flood Resilience Programme (FRP) has applied a ‘one river – one management’ approach in Indonesia. It addressed impacts in the downstream community of Ciliwung (Jakarta) and also their causes further upstream in Bogor. One of the main issues upstream, based on a detaile...

Infiltration wells for flood mitigation in Sewu Village

The residents of Sewu Village (Surakarta District, Indonesia) have built infiltration wells to reduce the risk of flooding. Infiltration wells enable water to seep into the ground and can be used, for instance, to tackle flooding in watersheds (Kusnaedi, 2007)...

Plecostomus: alternative family income and livelihood.

The communities in the municipality of Jonuta (Tabasco, Mexico), have been coached in how to use the Plecostomus as a food source. The money generated in wages and from sales of Plecostomus have increased family incomes and improved local subsistence practices.....

The Flood Early Warning Early Action System

Half of Indonesia’s population of approximately 141 million people lives on the island of Java. It is the most populous island on Earth. Java is home to several river systems, of which the most significant are the Citarum river and the Bengawan Solo. Due to changing climate and...