Partners for Resilience trusts in the central role of community resilience as the way to deal effectively with disasters, and uses an integrated risk management approach to protect the most vulnerable people. Watch this short film to learn more about our work (click here for French and Spanish versions).

Partners for Resilience (PfR) is a global network of about 50 civil society organisations and their networks, working in hazard prone areas to strengthen people's resilience in the face of rising disaster risks. PfR is active at grassroots, national, regional and global level.


  • Dialogue and Dissent Strengthening the capacity of civil society to engage in dialogues with stakeholders for improved disaster risk reduction policies, practices, and investments.
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  • Up-scaling Eco-DRR Increasing communities resilience and reducing disaster risks through ecosystem-based solutions.
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  • Wetlands Bihar, India
Nature based solutions for climate action

Nature based solutions can play an important role in climate action. In recent years PfR has invested in several nature based solutions to reduce the impact of climate related disasters, and presently PfR, in cooperation with UN Environment, develops models for Eco-DRR solutions.

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PfR exhibition at the Climate Adaptation Summit 2021
URCS awareness campaign COVID-19 Results and learnings PfR’s COVID-19 response
Where we work