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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Working with nature deepens humanitarian work

Analyses of vulnerability show that poverty is usually an important factor in explaining why natural hazards turn into a disaster. It matters where people live, how they live, and how they manage their environment. Vulnerability arises, among other things, in places where the natural environment no longer acts as a buffer.

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Nature-based Solutions to accelerate Sendai and beyond
Ensuring the Global Biodiversity Framework prioritises measures to safeguard wetlands and wetland biodiversity
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