Munich Re Foundation

People are ultimately at the core of what Munich Re foundation’s work is all about. Their task is to minimize the risks to which they are exposed.

Munich Re has been handling global risks since 1880. Today, it possesses expertise and know-how in all fields of competence connected with the subject of risk. Acting responsibly means sharing that knowledge. The Munich Re Foundation enables Munich Re to fulfill this responsibility. People are ultimately at the core of what the foundation’s work is all about. The foundation’s task is to minimise the risks to which they are exposed. It clarifies issues and provides support, also in developing countries.

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Advancing the Conversation Around Building a Resilient Future

Resilience — or the ability of people, households, communities, countries and systems to manage adversity and change without compromising future well-being — is becoming more relevant and better known outside of food security circles as the world struggles to cope with increased and overlapping global shocks.

Scaling Global Resilience: New Report Highlights Increasing Momentum for Evidence-backed Solutions 

The Resilience Evidence Forum (REF) 2023 Synthesis Report presents the findings and insights from the Resilience Evidence Forum.

Tharu tribe women lead their climate justice movement in India

In this story, we learn how the women of the Tharu tribe are at the forefront of climate justice movements and reclaiming their land. This is one of the five winning stories from Resilience Perspectives, a storytelling competition for young people.

Meet the shortlisted candidates of the RAIN Challenge for Non-profits 

Eight seed-level initiatives have been selected and over the next six months will work in collaboration with GRP to receive tailored mentoring and leadership training. The RAIN Challenge for non-profits is a joint effort between GRP and the Munich-Re Foundation.

The Butterfly Effect:  A Story of Resilience from a DRR Young Leaders Fellow

In this story, Manashree Newa shares her experience as a young DRR fellow in Nepal's Terai region and how the experience left a lasting impact on her and the municipality. This is one of the five winning stories from the Resilience Perspectives storytelling contest.