Community-based DRR

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.
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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.
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Climate Bonds Initiative
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
Incheon
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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Incheon Metropolitan City
Association of South East Asian Nations
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
Ministry of the Interior and Safety
Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat
Incheon
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.
“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.
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
Community Based Emergency Employment (CBEE) Report
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.
Rising to the Call: Good Practices in Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation in the Philippines
This book provides reference documents of good practices and integration and the use of local knowledge and action to mitigate the impacts of disasters.