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This manual describes how to help communities implement disaster risk reduction activities. It was written for development workers and community-based organizations in the Horn of Africa, but...

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Date: Sep 2019
Location: Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali

This study analyzes governance issues in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger. It focuses on the links between decentralization and local government's management of disaster risk reduction. The study...

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Date: Sep 2019
Location: India

This project helped flood-affected communities increase their resilience and disaster preparedness by assisting them to develop their own plan of action: identifying the hazards they face,...

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Date: Sep 2019
Location: Haiti

This project helped the government institute a cholera risk reduction system in Artibonite department. It provided technical support to senior health staff and community health workers in four...

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Date: Sep 2019
Location: Vietnam

The project focused on strengthening the disaster risk reduction capacities and increasing the resilience of vulnerable communities in 27 villages by helping them to prepare for and respond to...

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Date: Sep 2019
Location: Indonesia

This project aimed at increasing people’s resilience to natural disasters in 10 remote, drought‑prone villages in Indonesia’s East Nusa Tenggara province. Farmers face dramatic changes in climate...

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Publisher(s): HelpAge International
Date: Nov 2019
Location: Global

This toolkit provides practical information, tools, formats and examples which help in making any DRR intervention inclusive. It includes ageing policies and frameworks, age-inclusion in risk...

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On October 8, 2005, a violent earthquake of 7.6 magnitude on the Richter scale jolted northern Pakistan (epicenter 95km northeast of Islamabad), causing entire villages to disappear under a pile...

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Date: Jul 2020
Location: Pakistan

In early September 2012, Jacobabad district was flooded due to heavy monsoon rain. Many houses collapsed, and people were forced to live in tents, emergency shelters or under the open sky. Around...

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The flash floods caused by Tropical Storm Washi destroyed a large portion of the city center of Cagayan de Oro. Macasandig and Isla de Oro were the worst affected urban barangays (or neighborhood...

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