Save the Children

Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in need in the United States and around the world. Recognized for our commitment to accountability, innovation and collaboration, our work takes us into the heart of communities, where we help children and families help themselves. We work with other organizations, governments, non-profits and a variety of local partners while maintaining our own independence without political agenda or religious orientation.

When disaster strikes around the world, Save the Children is there to save lives with food, medical care and education and remains to help communities rebuild through long-term recovery programs. As quickly and as effectively as Save the Children responds to tsunamis and civil conflict, it works to resolve the ongoing struggles children face every day — poverty, hunger, illiteracy and disease — and replaces them with hope for the future.

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Local disaster risk reduction planning in Ethiopia

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Planning for the future and adapting to climate change in Uganda

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Cover photo: Thomas White, Kampala, Uganda

Planning for an uncertain future

This report describes ‘flexible and forward-looking decision making’ (FFDM), a decision making approach that is able to adapt to the unexpected.

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Toward Resilience: A Guide to Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation

Toward Resilience

Toward Resilience is a small, user- friendly guide aimed at helping field practitioners implement effective, sustainable, and integrated DRR and CCA programming.

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