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  • Photo exhibition - Faces of Resilience: Where will we be in 2030?

    11/02/2020 - Director of Inclusive Green Growth department of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Carola van Rijnsoever: “These pictures are as much a token of hope as they are of the urgency of action needed and serve to remind us all of the importance of resilience building in the wake of climate change’’.
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  • PfR at the World Urban Forum 10

    08/02/2020 - The Partners for Resilience are present during the World Urban Forum from 8-13 February in Abu Dhabi. Our goal: making sure that urban residents become more resilient to disasters and climate risks
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  • Using survey data to create a community action plan

    04/02/2020 - How can local communities and government actors translate the priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction into preparedness plans that fit their local context? Community members of Oelbiteno Village in Indonesia and Partners for Resilience partner Perkumpulan Relawan CIS Timor used the Views from the Frontline survey.
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  • Film release: communities in Kenya adapt to climate change

    21/01/2020 - Partners for Resilience Kenya’s activities around policy dialogue and capacity strengthening of civil society organisations have been captured in a recently published film.
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  • Working together to strengthen community resilience

    09/01/2020 - In this interview series, PfR talks about working together with local communities to strengthen their resilience. We start off with Binoy Acharya, director of the organisation UNNATI from India.
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  • Stories of resilience in PfR's newsletter

    06/01/2020 - With great pleasure we are sharing with you the second Partners for Resilience newsletter, wich shows our ambitions and great examples to step up our work on disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and the protection of ecosystems.
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  • PfR at COP25: calling for more ambition & concrete climate action

    02/12/2019 - PfR participates in the COP25 in Madrid, engaging in several events and policy discussions, calling for increased climate ambition and concrete actions to strengthen local resilience. The COP 25 takes place from 2 to 13 December 2019, focusing on procedures and mechanisms required for the actual implementation of the Paris Agreement.
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  • Making Chennai climate-resilient: The Water as Leverage initiative

    12/11/2019 - The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs is supporting the ‘Water as Leverage’ programme, inviting internationally operating multidisciplinary teams to develop innovative, bankable and implementable design proposals for three Asian Cities facing high water crisis. Partners for Resilience – India is a knowledge partner for the design teams working on solutions for Chennai. Dushyant Mohil presents a summary of programme outcomes and future outlook.
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  • InterUniversity Platform Guatemala

    18/10/2019 - The InterUniversity Platform is leading the knowledge management of Integrated Risk Management in Guatemala. The InterU-GRD Platform is a space that promotes the academic work of universities in Disaster Risk Management, aiming at increasing resilience in Guatemala and promoting its experience across the Central American region. Read more about this new platform
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  • “Accelerate climate action support to the most vulnerable,” Partners for Resilience urges world leaders

    22/09/2019 - Ahead of the global climate summit, we are urging for greater climate ambition and for climate action now. Climate finance is central to developing countries to reach their ambitions to fight the climate crisis! This was PfR Kenya's message to the world leaders during the climate strike last Friday.
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