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  • Nature based solutions for climate action

    25/02/2021 - 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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  • Climate and disaster resilience in Indonesia “We have made our mark”

    16/02/2021 - PfR has been active in Indonesia for 10 years, strengthening the resilience of many local communities. This has been done partly by supporting concrete measures, as well as through influencing policies, practices and investments. Yohan, actively involved in the PfR programme Indonesia since 2014, looks back.
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  • “What we did won’t stop because we stopped”: Climate resilience in the Philippines

    10/02/2021 - For the last decade, PfR/ Cordaid has worked on disaster recovery and resilience in South-East Asia. As of 2021, Cordaid has decided to conclude this work. Anat Prag, Country Director of Cordaid Philippines, looks back and reflects on the past 10 years.
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  • PfR exhibition at the Climate Adaptation Summit 2021

    19/01/2021 - Climate change affects us all, but hits some of us harder than others. Africa is on the frontline of climate change, affecting food security, water availability and economic growth. Much more needs and can be done to adapt to a changing climate; PfR will share some of its inspiring climate adaptation examples at the CAS2021.
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  • Results and learnings PfR’s COVID-19 response

    12/01/2021 - COVID-19 has overwhelmed the capacities of institutions and organizations, across countries and across the globe. The immediate effects of the pandemic are in the health domain, but it also exposed vulnerabilities in other fields. Funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, PfR provided support to the most vulnerable people.
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  • Five years Dialogue & Dissent

    06/01/2021 - A vibrant and diverse civil society is vital for inclusive development. With support from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, civil society, including Partners for Resilience, stood up for citizen’s and made meaningful progress towards the sustainable development goals.
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  • PfR's external newsletter is out! Celebrating 10 years of PfR

    02/12/2020 - PfR’s external newsletter is out, with links to new publications, a great new animation explaining integrated risk management, PfR’s new report “Local Action, Global Ambition”, new films “Now You Hear Us”, on capacity strengthening of local communities, and much more. Enjoy reading!
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  • PfR's Flagship Report: Local Action, Global Ambition

    30/11/2020 - We are proud to share PfR’s flagship report "Local Action, Global Ambition", an impressive overview of 10 years of PfR, with contributions from all countries and regions where PfR is active. Enjoy reading!
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  • Now You Hear Us - catalysing local voices to strengthen resilience

    25/11/2020 - Four short videos “Now you hear us” show how community members, civil society actors and decision makers interact. They narrate how support to civil society organizations strengthens communities’ voices and fosters successful advocacy with tangible results.
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  • PfR Global Conference – Passing the baton

    18/11/2020 - 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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Programmes

  • 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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