Community-based DRR

25 Nov 2021
A massive landslide devastated the commu­nity of Barangay Guinsaugon, Municipality of St. Bernard, Southern Leyte Province, Philip­pines, at about 10:30 local time on 17 February 2006.
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‘Supporting flood Forecast-based Action and Learning’ (SUFAL) project was designed to contribute to reducing the adverse impacts of the increasing frequency of catastrophic flooding on the vulnerable and poor communities through Forecast-based Action (FbA).
UN-Habitat has implemented the Flood Resilience Building in Ulaanbaatar Ger Areas since 2019, funded by the Adaptation Fund, not only as an adaptation project but also as one to lends ‘voice’ to the priorities of the high-risk communities and vulnerable residents.
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This five-month utilisation project's aim was to deliver a nationally agreed set of public flood risk messages, informed by research and agreed by a national working group comprising SES representatives from all Australian states and territories.
Two Pacific nations take on the challenge of making sure people only act upon quality information this cyclone season, what to do if threatened by a bushfire, and a reminder that being prepared doesn’t have to be hard work, it can be fun.
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The document introduces the case study about reconstruction from Great East Japan Earthquake in Kamaishi City, Iwate prefecture. (Development of Disaster Management Bases Integrated in Town Development; and Process of Consensus Building among Residents)
Following fatal landslides, the town of Sitka, Alaska, worked with scientists to create a new, individualized hazard warning system, revealing the complexities of coproducing knowledge.
The Asian Development Bank joined with partners to launch the Community Resilience Partnership Program, aiming to strengthen climate resilience for local communities by scaling up climate adaptation measures in Asia and the Pacific.
Results of the study of 111 Bay State municipalities and planning agencies will be used to refine the mission of the Northeast Center for Coastal Resilience.
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This paper assesses ways of integrating gender dimensions in the Myanmar climate-smart villages. The Climate-Smart Village (CSV) features a participatory platform that helps address climate change impacts on agriculture in farming communities.