DRR Voices

DRR Voices
Kevin Blanchard
Specific health considerations related to the LGBTQIA+ community are often overlooked, and there is little planning on how to engage with the community after a disaster and how to cater to specific, non-binary and non-nuclear family units.
Zenada Čaušević
The Central Bosna Canton has initiated different projects and activities to build up the capacities of local communities, increase resilience, and reduce the impact of disasters.
Louisa Yasukawa
Across Europe and Central Asia, people with disabilities have too often been excluded from disaster risk reduction (DRR), early warning systems and evacuation planning, and have faced compounding risks and barriers while displaced from their homes.
Rein Paulsen
The way humanitarian aid has functioned for decades is as a response. But there is a better way to respond; a way that is more supportive of vulnerable households, more financially effective, and, more logistically efficient.
Ruth Timauku
“I was interested in the work of disaster risk reduction because when I was a small girl, a cyclone hit my community,” Ruth recalls.
Johan Rockström Nathanial Matthews
What are the five resilience attributes that help resilience flourish?
Ida Gabrielsson
Bringing together local stakeholders, investment, and international cooperation creates opportunities to transform from risk to resilience.
Aiping Chen
“If women's involvement also becomes an essential step in screening those project proposals, and their leadership will be encouraged, that would be a success,” Aiping says.