Civil society /NGOs

Civil society /NGOs

Civic action, collective community action, community-based organization (CBO) action, grassroots action, integrative DRR, NGOs and PVOs.

Wildfire and dark clouds approaching Hollywood City
Communities of fire adaptation and mitigation practitioners are attempting to improve fire outcomes by using their power as a system of connected entities – as networks – to influence each other, those who they serve, and the systems they work in.
Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network
Philippines Lessons Learned from Typhoon Yolanda
2017
This document is an assessment of specific aspects of the Philippines' short and medium-term recovery from the Typhoon Yolanda.
World Bank, the
An farmer crosses his field on a tractor in Cabinda, Angola
Three years after a severe drought in southwestern Angola, people in the area continue to suffer. Hunger remains pervasive and they are still losing livestock. A report set out factors that made the impact of the drought worse.
Conversation Media Group, the
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2021
The purpose of this report is to discuss the need for improved individual and community preparedness and response to compound dry-hot extreme events, and to highlight the benefits such improvements would bring. 
Cambridge University Press
When floods occur, places that are hard to reach with conventional emergency services are especially vulnerable. In collaboration with local NGOs, Mercy Corps is helping Nepalese communities to be better prepared for dangerous and costly flooding.
Flood Resilience Portal
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2022
This report offers an overview of several impacts that the SHEAR programme has had over the years. These are but a few examples of this legacy.
Science for Humanitarian Emergencies and Resilience
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2022
This document outlines the work being carried out by SHEAR (Science for Humanitarian Emergencies and Resilience) projects in different countries to better understand and forecast disasters, and minimize the risk they pose to vulnerable communities.
Science for Humanitarian Emergencies and Resilience
Caritas India initiated SHIRKAT, an Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction programme, to reduce the risk of disaster and increase the community’s capacity through engaging and training them on different aspects of the disaster.
Caritas - India