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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  • PfR Global Conference
PfR Global Conference – Passing the baton

10 years of PfR was celebrated with a global conference. On 11 November PfR hosted a Knowledge Fair, with 25 sessions covering a large variety of resilience topics. On 12 November PfR hosted a plenary session to look back on 10 years of working together on strengthening community resilience and to reflect on the way forward.

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Road to CAS event 22-10-2020 An insightful session on the Road to the Climate Adaptation Summit
Road to CAS 22-10-2020 Invitation: on the Road to the Climate Adaptation Summit
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