Community-based DRR

Community-based DRR

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

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2022
This research project investigates and develops interventions to bolster social connectedness in Boston-area communities most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.
Communities Responding to Extreme Weather (CREW) Tufts University
Aerial picture of a flooded Texan residential area
Jacksonville residents and local grassroots organizations are working with city officials to take a markedly different approach to managing flood risks.
Grist Magazine
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2022
This study sought to identify vulnerabilities to flooding, as well as their causes, using an index-based approach in in the selected flood-prone areas of Kogi State, Nigeria.
Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
Floods and other natural hazards affect much more than physical infrastructure. For smallholder farmers, who are often amongst the most food insecure communities in the world, such events can be devastating both in the short and long term.
Flood Resilience Portal
“If you understand the risk, then you can understand how to cope with it,” Esline says. “But if you do not understand, it is going to be hard - slowly you see the impact, but you don’t know how to deal with it”.
The Odisha government has taken a decision to implement a community-based action plan from the current year as a necessary step towards enhancing climate resilience of coastal communities. It will address the livelihood issues of the people.
Times of India, the
Man planting mangroves in the water in Indonesia.
A restoration pilot project on Java island is helping villagers protect their communities as climate change spurs worsening floods
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org
Community Based Emergency Employment (CBEE) Report
2018
This report presents the description of the Community Based Emergency Employment program (CBEE) including the monitoring of its progress, developed after Tropical Cyclone Gita hit and devastated Tonga in 2018.
Tonga - government Government of the Kingdom of Tonga International Labour Organization