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Tuvalu Red Cross Society

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian network that reaches 150 million people in 190 National Societies through the work of

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Save the Children International

Save the Children's work saves and improves children's lives around the world.

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Uganda Red Cross Society

Uganda Red Cross Society

HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES DIRECTORATE PRIORITY OBJECTIVES:

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CRC

The Croatian Red Cross is a humanitarian, first-aid organisation that has worked ailling the wounded, sick and destitute in the country since the 1800s.

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Fight disasters with your phone. Download the app at http://bit.ly/IREACTapp

An app to fight against floods, wildfires and extreme weather events

The app enables its users to share pictures and other information on natural hazards and provides extensive information from multiple sources about the risks of suffering from these threats.

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Ethiopian Red Cross

The Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) is a humanitarian organization providing services to communities affected by natural and manmade disasters through the provision of emergency responses, ambul

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Making Mobility Work for Adaptation to Environmental Challenges: Results from MECLEP global research

This comparative report of six countries empirically tests how migration can benefit or undermine adaptation to environmental and climate change, based on MECLEP research.

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From page 9 of the study: NDRF officers working with residents to rescue people during the flooding. Source: http://www.thehindu.com, 4 Dec 2015.

Chennai flood 2015 case studies

Case studies of how different sectors built resilience during the 2015 Chennai floods provide insights into local actions. Understanding the actions can improve preparedness for extreme events.

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Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe

Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe provides humanitarian aid worldwide.

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Dorcas Aid International

Dorcas is a Christian relief and development organisation inspired by Matthew 25:31-46, to care for and empower the poor and the oppressed.

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Tonkin and Taylor International

Tonkin &Taylor International Ltd (T+TI) is a leading Environmental and Engineering Consultancy with offices in New Zealand and Australia, associated companies in Malaysia, Philippines, and part

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The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is an integral part of the Christian Church, although distinctive in government and practice.

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Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters

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Enhancers of child nutritional status in post-flood rural settings

This article explores the role of education in reducing the societal impacts of extreme flood events, particularly with regards to post-flood child undernutrition.

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Flooding and Child Undernutrition in Rural India

Climate change threats to rural India: Flooding linked to child undernutrition, particularly child wasting. Repeated flooding was associated to 3 times higher prevalence of severe wasting.

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emBRACE: Social Learning and Resilience Building

This report explores how the challenges faced by communities at risk from environmental hazards might be tackled via the application of social learning practices.

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Concern Worldwide

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emBRACE Flyover South Tyrol

Check out this Google Earth Flyover video for the emBRACE case study South Tyrol, Italy. 

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Handicap International

Handicap International is an independent charity working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster.

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Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection

Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection (DSB) responsibilities regarding civil protection cover national, regional and local preparedness and emergency planning, fire and electrical safety, safe

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Focus Humanitarian Assistance

Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) is an international group of agencies established in Europe, North America, South and Central Asia to complement the provision of emergency re

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Austrian Red Cross

The Structure of the Austrian Red Cross Society:
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Working with nature towards integrated approaches to disaster risk reduction

Introduction

All around the world, people are increasingly exposed to disaster risk from natural hazards such as droughts, storms and floods. As disasters increase in frequency and...

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