A new Post Event Review Capability manual

The Post Event Review Capability (PERC) is a methodology used to review and learn from disasters in order to build resilience against future events. The PERC was developed by the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance in 2013 and has since been applied to disasters around the globe. In the process of conducting these PERCs we have learned and adapted the methodology based on which we have now published an updated manual. 

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A new Post Event Review Capability manual

Advancing digitalization in DRR and development programs in COVID-19 times

The COVID-19 pandemic seems to be here to stay for longer. Much has been opined already on the economic and social impacts that the immediate fallout from the pandemic has. Governments and organizations alike are struggling to find the right balance between physical distancing measures / “lockdown” approaches and reopening to a new normal that will resume economic and social activities.

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Advancing digitalization in DRR and development programs in COVID-19 times

Compound risks of COVID-19 and floods driving more people into poverty in Bangladesh

During August the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance have met up virtually with Union Disaster Management Committee members in Bangladesh to learn of the challenges facing communities struggling with unemployment and Coronavirus while inundated by floods. 

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Compound risks of COVID-19 and floods driving more people into poverty in Bangladesh

Flood prone communities in Bangladesh are struggling to cope with monsoon and Coronavirus impacts

Bangladesh and its people is facing the combined threat of monsoon rains and COVID-19. The people hardest hit are those already living in poverty, in communities with high flood risk and limited access to healthcare. Not enough support is available to these communities with disastrous consequences. 

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Flood prone communities in Bangladesh are struggling to cope with monsoon and Coronavirus impacts

Gladys, a story of leadership and local governance

This blog tells the story of Gladys Ybaguari, an indigenous Tacana woman born in Tumupasa, a community near La Paz in Bolivia 43 years ago. She was President of the Indigenous Council of Tacana Women (CIMTA) for 4 years until 2019. 

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Gladys, a story of leadership and local governance
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