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  • Institute BARCA - Brazilian Actions / Resilience, Climate Adaptation IBARCA
    Rua do Rocio, 121 s. 111
    04552-000 Sao Paulo, SP
    Brazil

    Email: silvio.barone@i-barca.net
    Phone: +55 11 30456743
    Website: http://www.i-barca.net

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Institute BARCA - Brazilian Actions / Resilience, Climate Adaptation (IBARCA)

Non-Governmental Organization

http://www.i-barca.net

IBARCA's mission is to innovate in cooperation and entrepreneurship incorporating the culture of risk to adapt society to the effects of climate change and others natural and anthropogenic events.

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Mission

IBARCA's mission is to innovate in cooperation and entrepreneurship incorporating the culture of risk to adapt society to the effects of climate change and others natural and anthropogenic events.

Disaster Reduction Goal

IBARCA's general strategy is based on the use of knowledge, innovation and education to build a culture of safety and resilience at all levels following the Priority for Action of UN Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disasters.

Policies and Programmes in DRR

Program Climate Information is Your Right!

Risk assessment and early warning systems (HFA 2)

- Framing an integrated approach regarding risk awareness, assessment and management to be applied in vulnerable locations.
- Using Brazil's Access to Information Act to increase database, especially regarding areas with vulnerability maps already concluded.

Education, information and public awareness (HFA 3)

- Analysis and dissemination of information through IBARCA’s Blog and Twitter.
- Organization of Seminar Houses in Risk Area, Climate Change and Democratization of Information: mobilizing partnerships, in partnership with Radio Z FM and Article19.
- Community empowerment through on site dialogues and participation in community radio programs
- Lecture on 'Adaptation to the effects of climate change: a necessity, during the Academic Congress of Biological and Environmental Technology Management at Methodist University of São Paulo.
- Definition of the technical content and systematization of the results of the Seminar 'Climate Change in Urban Areas: vulnerability, impacts and adaptation', held at Polis Institute.
- Organizing and conducting two workshops in Klimaforum09 activities during the events of the civil society at COP-15 in Copenhagen.

Other activities

Filed Actions that enables IBARCA:
- to understand local reality after an extreme event;
- to collect information and images on the field;
- to identify local partners and community leaders in priority locations.

Disaster Risk Reduction Focal Point(s)

Vicente Manzione Filho and Silvio Barone

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