Community-based DRR

Community vulnerability assessment, community disaster response preparedness, community risk mitigation, local capacity assessment, local risk mapping.

Latest Community-based DRR additions in the Knowledge Base

This brief describes the implications of El Niño in the East and Southern Africa Region (ESAR) for Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) initiatives, based on previous comparable weather events.
Flood - Queensland, Australia, 2011
As the country braces for a record hot summer, SEI research highlights the importance of integrating community networks and knowledge, with formal disaster planning.
University of Sydney
This article examines how community-based participatory planning (CBPP) contributes to the cohesiveness of the vulnerable groups and harnesses local capacities in building social capital.
An inundated village in South Sudan
Concern Worldwide, through the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance, is focused on supporting stronger flood resilience in Aweil West and Aweil North, Northern Bahr el Ghazal State through local actions such as Village Saving and Loans Associations.
Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance
Students are shown planting trees in a school in Sylhet, Bangladesh.
The concept of community-based adaptation (CBA) was an early effort to involve those most affected by the impacts of climate change. However, over time, CBA has been critiqued for following top-down approaches in implementing adaptation interventions.
The Third Pole
In the aftermath of the severe flooding experienced in the summer of 2021, the municipality of Luxembourg City has undertaken a comprehensive review of its organisational strategies in order to be better prepared for similar occurrences.
RTL Today
A rancher in California is training a new generation to fight fires – and foster deeper connections to the land – with farm animals.
Guardian, the (UK)
Flooding, Bentiu, South Sudan
An anticipatory action project in Maban, South Sudan, strengthens children's skills in reducing the risks and impacts of potential disasters in their communities, by forming disaster risk reduction clubs led by children in ten schools.
Save the Children International

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