Community-based DRR

This approach engages the local community, including the most vulnerable, in managing local disaster risk with community specific risk reduction measures while recognizing existing capacities and coping mechanisms.

Latest Community-based DRR additions in the Knowledge Base

The booklet is designed to be used by schools around the world to complement existing materials about nature-induced disasters in each country. Targeted for ages 8-12, some parts can be tailored to both younger and older children.
Sequencing for Success brief provides key messages for how donors, policymakers, and adaptation practitioners can better design and support effective and equitable adaptation.
Analysis to Action provides a practical case study on how climate risk assessments, designing and implementation of community-driven solutions in a Local Adaptation Plan, and policy advocacy can be sequenced.
This publication evaluates how global approaches to monitoring and evaluation of climate change adaptation are being localized in the design and implementation of public policies and territorial strategies for climate change adaptation in the Andes.
This booklet presents the success stories from the Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Program (DRSLP-II).
This research approach is intended to build trustworthy relationships and yield mutual benefits. Community-engaged projects have garnered attention over the past two decades as they focus on tackling inequities, which arise during public health crises.
Conversation Media Group, the
At the forefront of building resilient communities, the Hong Kong Red Cross (Branch of Red Cross Society of China) is leading exciting disaster preparedness and risk reduction initiatives from local to international levels.
Global Disaster Preparedness Center
The catastrophic debris flow destroyed a road between national parks Manyara and Ngorongoro on November 28, 2011, in Tanzania
At a Karakata school, children read the expected rainfall, temperatures and weather conditions on a community chalkboard. These SMS’s and community notice boards are simple, low-tech ways to make complex scientific information accessible to communities.
Climate and Development Knowledge Network

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