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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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  • 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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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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