News

  • The devastating impact of floods in India—and what can be done

    01/05/2020 - India is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world, with hydrological (water-related) disasters being among the most frequent and having high mortality and damage costs. Nature-based solutions offer some of the best ways to mitigate the impacts of flooding.
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  • Film release Guiuan, a resilient Island in the Philippines

    20/04/2020 - Partners for Resilience has supported Guiuan municipality in developing a resilience strategy, engaging Government, CSOs, NGOs, academe, fisherfolk, farmers and women’s groups. A new multi-stakeholder platform identifies common priorities for action, and people work together to tackle resilience priorities in their municipality.
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  • Film release: Voices of Manila Bay

    14/04/2020 - The current condition of Manila Bay is impacting people's livelihoods and is putting people at risk. The Bay is very polluted and plans are being made to turn Manila Bay back into the beautiful place it once was. People living in the area like to think along about possible solutions to improve the living conditions in the area.
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  • Film release: Building Mangroves in Tacloban, the Philippines

    02/04/2020 - After the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan, the communities in Tacloban realized that long term strategies are needed to become more resilient to hazards. Restoring mangroves is one intervention to mitigate the impact of Typhoons.
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  • Sustainable alternatives to age-old traditions

    31/03/2020 - In Uganda, tens of thousands of people depend on wetlands that are under pressure. There is now a rescue plan in which women play a crucial role.
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  • More than 10K people join the human chain in Bihar, India

    12/03/2020 - In this blog post, we shed light on different campaigns in which PfR partners SEEDS, UNNATI, Wetlands International and the Partners for Resilience in Kenya were involved.
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  • Women leading wetlands conservation in Uganda

    10/03/2020 - In light of International Women’s Day, let’s praise the role of Ugandan women in safeguarding marshes, one of the most biodiverse ecosystems that is key to livelihoods and water security. Story by: CARE Uganda, UNEP and PEDRR.
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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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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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