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Canadian Red Cross

The Canadian Red Cross Society is a Canadian humanitarian charitable organization, and one of 190 national Red Cross and Red Crescent societies.

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Should resilience-building projects (always) be socially acceptable?

This paper asks "What makes humanitarian and development projects socially acceptable?" It combines various sources to gain insight into people’s lived experiences of (trying) to build resilience.

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Swiss Church Aid

HEKS champions the cause of a more humane and just world and a life in dignity. Internationally, HEKS/EPER focuses on rural community development, humanitarian aid and church cooperation.

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Caritas Switzerland

Caritas Switzerland prevents, combats and alleviates poverty worldwide in more than 30 countries.

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SHAMMESH

SHAMMESH is a non-profit humanitarian association. Its purpose is to transfer skills, knowledge, financial resources and all resources to populations in distress or in extreme poverty, in France an

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The New Frontier of Adaptive Finance for Disaster Recovery

This report asks how financial institutions can adapt their offerings to rebuild healthy markets after shock events and explores the use of adaptive finance for supporting post-disaster recovery.

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Crisis modifiers: A solution for a more flexible development-humanitarian system?

Do crisis modifiers enable development actors to act early, address climate and conflict risks, and work coherently alongside humanitarian actors?

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72-hour Emergency Assessment approach

This document provides an overview of the aims, applications and general method behind the 72-hour assessment method, by which WFP can respond quickly and appropriately to humanitarian disasters.

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United Nations International Childrens Fund

The United Nations International Children's Fund (UNICEF) is a United Nations (UN) programme headquartered in New York City that provides humanitarian and developm

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The Sendai Framework: A catalyst for the transformation of disaster risk reduction?

This discussion brief examines how elements of adaptive governance appear in the Sendai Framework, and how they might support transformative change in DRR.

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CEDRIG

Climate, Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction Integration Guidance

CEDRIG is a practical and user friendly tool developed to systematically integrate climate, environment and disaster risk reduction into development and humanitarian aid.

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Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe

Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe provides humanitarian aid worldwide.

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Y Care International

YCI works with YMCAs and other youth organisations around the world, to help disadvantaged and vulnerable young people enrich their lives and to build a more just world, free from poverty. 

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Islamic Relief Worldwide

As an independent humanitarian and development organisation, Islamic Relief has been serving humanity for 32 years.

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Ethiopia drought adaptation

This blog describes UNDP's experiences in Ethiopia as it faces its worst drought in 50 years and underlies the critical role that climate adaptation efforts play in sustaining livelihoods.

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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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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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Oxfam Novib

We are a world-wide development organisation that mobilizes the power of people against poverty.

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Transforming disaster risk reduction

This article highlights key areas where efforts to reduce the underlying causes/drivers of vulnerability and risk need to be improved to create more inclusive, equitable and sustainable development.

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Disasters, climate change and development

This discussion brief examines the relationship between climate and disaster risk reduction, aiming to identify ways for them to work better together. 

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EbA approach to agriculture in Africa

New paradigm for agricultural development suggests integrating EbA & value-chain approaches for more productive, socially inclusive & sustainable food systems in Africa.

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Everyday Disasters and Everyday Heroes

Read here about Frontline: A programme that uniquely finds out from local people what threats they face.

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