Civil society /NGOs

Civil society /NGOs

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

Cover and title of publication
2021
This guidance note aims to provide practical step-by-step guidance on how to translate international commitments relevant to improving the gender-responsiveness of Climate and Disaster Risk Finance and Insurance (CDRFI) solutions.
InsuResilience Global Partnership
Cover and title of publication
2021
This report is intended to interest civil society and government actors in the global WASH sector who are keen on strengthening gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) within, and as a means of achieving, climate-resilient WASH programming. 
Water for Women Fund
For the past two years, the Mexican Red Cross and the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre have collaborated closely at the intersection of climate change and community flood resilience in the Mexican state of Tabasco.
Flood Resilience Portal
With homemade rafts and plastic-bottle life jackets, teams of young villagers save stranded locals when the Brahmaputra River bursts its banks.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org
Tearfund training helps people in low-lying areas of Bangladesh prepare for catastrophic storms. An appeal launched by Tearfund aims to support people affected by climate crisis.
Tearfund
Announced at the UN Climate Change Conference, the initiative aims to make food systems more resilient and sustainable by better connecting research to practice.
MIT News, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Disasters are not natural
Journalists from across the Americas region were urged to spread the word that natural hazards such as earthquakes and tornadoes may be impossible to stop but that there is nothing inevitable about the loss of life and economic damage they inflict.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
VotC
MCR2030’s short video contest 'Voices of the Community - Getting Ready for a Resilient Future in the Americas and the Caribbean', gives local voices a platform to tell a story, share ideas, practices, and experiences of their communities related to disaster risk reduction and resilience. The contest emphasizes the ability of local communities to reduce their disaster risks, their efforts to build resilient cities and highlights potential pathways for effective partnerships.
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean