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Disaster risk reduction strategies: Navigating conflict contexts

Disaster risk reduction (DRR) strategies are the cornerstone of formalised action for reducing natural hazard-related disaster risk and setting the strategic direction for a district, country or region to become more resilient to disasters. Of the seven Sendai Framework global targets,...

Disaster risk reduction in conflict contexts: The state of the evidence

This working paper reviews the state of the evidence on disaster risk reduction (DRR) in conflictaffected contexts. It is intended to stimulate a more explicitly political consideration of disaster and DRR studies, and to ‘reroot’ disaster studies in the political realm. Consideration of DRR in...

In the Eye of the Storm: A People’s Guide to Transforming Crisis & Advancing Equity in the...

This toolkit is designed to guide NAACP units and their Environmental and Climate Justice (ECJ) Committees through the process of building equity into the four phases of emergency management: prevention and mitigation, preparedness and resilience building, response and relief, and recovery and...

Final project report for ‘Children, Young People and Flooding: Recovery and Resilience'

Children are known to be acutely affected during and after floods, losing their homes, friendship networks and familiar surroundings. They also see adults under great strain and witness the exceptional and long-term tensions that flooding brings about. Research also shows that children play a...

A Child-Centred Disaster Management Framework for Europe

In finalising our Horizon 2020 project: ‘Cultures of Disaster Resilience among children end young people’ (CUIDAR), one of the more sobering findings has been that within policy and practice in disaster risk management, the perspectives of, and contributions of young people continue to be...

An evaluation and monetary assessment of the impact of flooding on subjective well-being across...

The intangible impacts of floods on welfare are not well investigated, even though they are important aspects of welfare. Moreover, flooding has gender based impacts on welfare. These differing impacts create a gender based flood risk resilience gap. We study the intangible impacts of flood...

How do people behave during flash floods and why? Lessons for the prediction of the human...

Social scientists have a long history of documenting disasters and natural extreme events’ behavioural response through the collection of perishable post-event data (Gruntfest 1977; Quarantelli and Dynes, 1977; Stalling, 1987; Quarantelli, 1997, 2003; Drabeck, 1999). Such empirical and...

Saving lives and livelihoods-The urgent need to invest in flood resilience

Floods affect more people globally than any other type of natural hazard, with over 734 million people affected by floods in the last ten years. Global warming is increasing the severity of flooding, with negative impacts on livelihoods and countries’ ability to reach development objectives....

Generating multiple disaster resilience dividends

Investing in disaster-risk resilience brings ample direct benefits but for decision-makers, making the case for investments in disaster risk reduction (DRR) can be challenging. The multiple resiliencedividends narrative supports a broader business case for DRR investment. Investing in...

Hurricane Florence: Building resilience for the new normal

A study written in collaboration with Zurich North America, Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance and ISET-International – a nonprofit organization committed to building resilience – looks in detail at the floods and the consequences that resulted from 2018’s Hurricane Florence in North...

Overflowing cities: The State of the World's Toilets 2016

Many new urbanites, and particularly the poorest are not moving into gleaming apartment blocks or regenerated post-industrial areas. They are arriving – or being born into – overcrowded, rapidly expanding slums. Economic growth is usually driven by urbanisation, and all industrialised...

RED RIVER EMBANKMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE RESILIENCE IN LAO CAI CITY

Vietnam and China have about 144 km of shared natural borders by rivers and streams. Some of China's river embankment infrastructures caused changes in the flow of rivers and led to riverbank erosion in Vietnam’s territory. Following the 1994-embankment, Lao Cai had built a new one in 2004...

Safe Grain Storage in Flood Prone Area

This technical brief describes methods and techniques that can be used to improve existing grain storage structures as well as to construct low cost water impermeable grain storage in flood prone areas. Existing grain storage structures used by the communities are often traditional and primitive,...

Building Flood Resilience through Farmers’ Field School

Farmers’ Field School (FFS) is a participatory and interactive group learning process based on ‘learning by doing’ approach of extension education. It combines theoretical approaches and practical skills and experiences to enable farmers learn, understand and use best practices and technologies...

Usefulness and Sustainability of Weather Boards and Knowledge Nodes in Karnali

Nepal Flood Resilience Project (NFRP), as part of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance (ZFRA), has included knowledge node and weather advisory services through Practical Answers as one of the major components of resilience building of flood affected communities. Knowledge node refers to an...

Building Flood Resilience through Livelihood Diversification in Lower Karnali Basin

The people of the Karnali River Basin, which lies in Western Nepal in Kailali and Bardiya Districts, are affected by flooding every year. The monsoon flood results in loss of huge amount of property, resources and human lives. The flood of 2017 affected 134,804 in Bardiya and 15,435 people in...

The Role of Businesses in Community Recovery

Business play a vital role in supporting community recovery following a disaster and maintaining operations during an extreme event is fundamental to community resilience. Businesses that stay open or reopen quickly provide much needed services and employment, without which communities cannot...

Why Small Businesses Should Invest in Preparedness

Disasters can have profound impacts on businesses. 40% to 60% of small businesses fail to reopen after a disaster. For many businesses, potential impacts from disasters include direct physical impacts from extreme events as well as more indirect impacts such as staffing issues, supply chain...

Governance and community based responses to floods in poor peri-urban areas - the case of...

The dissertation examines how the governance for floods is configured at the national and municipal scales, in a context of weak state capacity. The dissertation addresses how urban flood management, community responses and resulting public services are produced, as well as the implications...

Promoting Local Vegetable Market in Karnali Flood Plains of Nepal

With an objective to improve flood resilience of vulnerable households and communities economically, Practical Action has promoted commercial vegetable farming and market linkage development in lower Karnali Basin. The developed intervention is executed in collaboration with related service...

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