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  • World Water Day 2019

    22/03/2019 - During this 2019 World Water Day it is important to address the complexity of dealing with water challenges, however also how simple the solution can be: water is a human right. For all. And nobody should be left behind.
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  • Mutual Gains Approach

    14/03/2019 - Mutual Gains Approach is a negotiation tool to strategically work with multiple stakeholders on eco-system resilience and sustainable livelihoods. PfR team Ethiopia organsed a joint training with relevant stakeholders, i.e. representatives from government, NGOs, private sector, and local communities.
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  • Cooperation in Integrated Risk Management in Surigao Del Norte

    19/02/2019 - Surigao del norte is a hazard prone area in the south of the Philippines. PfR is working on resilience building in this region, in order to reduce the impact of recurrent disasters.
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  • Meeting Minister Kaag at COP24

    05/02/2019 - On Saturday 15th December, the UNFCCC 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24) concluded in Katowice, Poland. PfR/ Care Netherlands led a meeting of Southern leaders with the Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Sigrid Kaag, to address the role of the Netherlands in relation to the fight against climate change.
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  • Climate change is a humanitarian issue

    19/12/2018 - A week after the COP24 came to an end, we like to share this article of Maarten van Aalst, stressing on the urgency of implementing the Paris Climate Agreement: “climate change is a humanitarian issue”. By Maarten van Aalst, PfR Steering Group member, Director of the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, and an IPCC Coordinating Lead Author.
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  • Partners for Resilience country exchanges

    11/12/2018 - Being mid way the present Partners for Resilience Strategic Partnership programme 2016-2020, supported by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, this was a good time to take stock and organise exchanges among country teams to learn from each other's work in different countries.
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  • Partners for Resilience at COP24

    04/12/2018 - The 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) is presently going on in Katowice, Poland, 3-14 December 2018. The theme of this year’s COP is ’Changing Together’ with a focus on preparations for 2020, when the Paris Agreement will come into force. Join PfR at the COP24!
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  • Ecosystem-based solutions for disaster risk reduction

    31/10/2018 - On DRR Day 2018, PfR partners SEEDS India organised an awareness campaign to promote the adoption of ecosystem-based solutions for disaster risk reduction. Disasters cannot always be prevented, but the impact can be reduced considerably by taking adequate preventive measures.
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  • Kerala floods: from the eyes of wetlands

    13/10/2018 - The beautiful southern India state of Kerala was devastated by unprecedented floods in August 2018. On this years' DRR Day, we like to emphasise the importance of wetlands. Read a blog from Mr Ritesh Kumar, PfR India, on the role of wetlands in reducing disaster risks
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  • Why people matter: moving from rhetoric to practice in public engagement

    28/09/2018 - Last week Thandie Mwape attended the International Conference for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, where she gave a presentation on behalf of PfR on private sector & community engagement to reach the SDGs. Read here the blog she wrote about it
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