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15/10/2020
This document was prepared in response to requests from Member States for guidance on responding to pandemic fatigue and reinvigorating public support for protective behaviours. It provides a framework for Member States to help them plan and implement national and subnational strategies in this field. It draws on the results of behavioural...
15/10/2020
This handbook presents some basic information on safe construction practices. Its purpose is to provide guidance on choices regarding settlement planning in risky environments, as well as on the building techniques to improve individual shelters. The contents may be used to develop trainings on participatory shelter risk reduction methods, such as PASSA.This...
15/10/2020
This document provides an overview of the key elements of contingency planning to ensure that Red Cross Red Crescent disaster response is consistent and of a high quality. This guide is aimed at assisting National Society and IFRC staff responsible for developing contingency plans at the local, national, regional or global levels.It is essential...
15/10/2020
This report addresses three key areas where positive legislation can make a difference and where National Red Cross Societies and governments are working together to develop and roll out effective disaster laws. It does so mainly through case studies from the Dominican Republic, Colombia and Chile. In light of the massive impact of the 2010 Haiti earthquake,...
15/10/2020
This document focuses on best practices and lessons learned from Japan regarding resilient culturage heritage (CH) that might be of assistance in other contexts.However, while Japan takes the protection of its CH very seriously, exposed as it is to a vast range of hazards, the country also faces several challenges and obstacles in operationalizing...
15/10/2020
This study uses a nationally representative household survey and exogenously measured weather shocks to assess households’ vulnerability to poverty in Malawi. To accurately estimate the impacts of shocks on consumption and vulnerability, the study excludes any kind of assistance (aid and food or cash transfers) that households might have received...
15/10/2020
This report reflects the main achievements from the Resilient Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Tourism Development workshop, including observations and potential recommendations, which may be applicable to some of the current situations in heritage sites, caused by the COVID crisis that is affecting Uzbekistan and many other countries worldwide.Developing...
15/10/2020
Case Study: Turkey’s high vulnerability to earthquakes is significantly compounded by socio-economic factors. Following two devastating earthquakes in 1999, the Turkish Red Crescent Society (TRCS), American Red Cross (ARC) and Bogazici University began a series of collaborative activities aimed at community risk reduction.Find here its main...
15/10/2020
The webinar will gather insights and ideas on how to design the inclusive resilience stream of APAN 2021. We intend to listen to various stakeholders on their aspirations on how this stream should be tackled in the Forum and proffer a design that is meaningful to a greater number of stakeholders and enable the equal representation and participation....Date: 22 Oct 2020
15/10/2020
The webinar will gather insights and ideas on how to design the inclusive resilience stream of APAN 2021. We intend to listen to various stakeholders on their aspirations on how this stream should be tackled in the Forum and proffer a design that is meaningful to a greater number of stakeholders and enable the equal representation and participation....Date: 22 Oct 2020

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