Theme: Disaster risk reduction

Ocean action is climate action – accelerating resilience to secure a sustainable future for coastal communities

Karen Sack from the Ocean Resilience Action Alliance shares examples from around the world where locally-led action is protecting the ocean and nature, and helping communities to adapt and thrive.

Enhancing affordability and sustainability of climate risk insurance through smart financing

The over 110 members of the InsuResilience Global Partnership are collaborating to scale up affordable and sustainable risk finance and insurance in climate-vulnerable countries, aiming to assist 500 million poor and vulnerable people by 2025. Daniel Stadmueller reports.

Climate and Disaster Risk Finance and Insurance: What Works and What Doesn’t? A Strategic Evidence Roadmap

Janek Toepper from the InsuResilience Global Partnership shares a new ambitious roadmap to enhance the reach and effectiveness of insurance and risk-finance solutions for climate disasters. Join InsuResilience for the launch of the roadmap at the COP26 Resilience Hub

From Risk to Resilience

What are the five resilience attributes that help resilience flourish?

Women Raise the Roof

Organisations like Mahila Housing Trust and Slum Dwellers International work with women to design safe, resilient housing solutions.

Beyond the Buzzword – what does transformation in locally led adaptation really look like?

At Asia Pacific Climate Week, Mercy Corps, GRP, and the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance brought together a session discussing what transformation in locally led adaptation looks like in practice. This blog is a summary of the ideas and experiences shared and recommendations arrived at in this session.

GRP Learning Webinar: Flood Resilience Measurement for Communities (FRMC)

Join us for a GRP Learning Webinar that will take an in-depth look at flood resilience measurement.

Women in Leadership – Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World

The Special Representative of the Secretary General for Disaster Risk Reduction, Ms. Mami Mizutori, will make the keynote address at this International Women’s Day event. She will be joined by inspiring women leaders and male champions working in the Asia Pacific region. As part of the event, UN Women and the Humanitarian Advisory Group will […]

One of the restored mangrove areas Phu Loc, Vietnam.

Getting a Grip on Nature’s Value in Developing Countries

Estimating the value of two ecosystem restoration activities in Vietnam

A bridge after a disaster

Tulane University Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy

At the Tulane University Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy we don’t just prepare communities to manage disasters— we partner with them to address the root causes of vulnerability. The Disaster Resilience Leadership curriculum applies a perspective of assessing people within their environments to emphasize the human element of disaster management, preparing graduates to better mitigate, adapt, […]