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  • PfR at COP25: calling for more ambition & concrete climate action

    02/12/2019 - PfR participates in the COP25 in Madrid, engaging in several events and policy discussions, calling for increased climate ambition and concrete actions to strengthen local resilience. The COP 25 takes place from 2 to 13 December 2019, focusing on procedures and mechanisms required for the actual implementation of the Paris Agreement.
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  • Making Chennai climate-resilient: The Water as Leverage initiative

    12/11/2019 - The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs is supporting the ‘Water as Leverage’ programme, inviting internationally operating multidisciplinary teams to develop innovative, bankable and implementable design proposals for three Asian Cities facing high water crisis. Partners for Resilience – India is a knowledge partner for the design teams working on solutions for Chennai. Dushyant Mohil presents a summary of programme outcomes and future outlook.
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  • InterUniversity Platform Guatemala

    18/10/2019 - The InterUniversity Platform is leading the knowledge management of Integrated Risk Management in Guatemala. The InterU-GRD Platform is a space that promotes the academic work of universities in Disaster Risk Management, aiming at increasing resilience in Guatemala and promoting its experience across the Central American region. Read more about this new platform
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  • “Accelerate climate action support to the most vulnerable,” Partners for Resilience urges world leaders

    22/09/2019 - Ahead of the global climate summit, we are urging for greater climate ambition and for climate action now. Climate finance is central to developing countries to reach their ambitions to fight the climate crisis! This was PfR Kenya's message to the world leaders during the climate strike last Friday.
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  • New publication. Adapt now: a global call for leadership on climate resilience

    12/09/2019 - Climate change is upon us, and its impacts are getting more severe with each passing year. The good news is that adaptation, done right, will lead to better growth and development. Besides, it will save lives, protect nature, reduce inequalities, and create opportunities.
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  • Increased community resilience in Ethiopia

    20/08/2019 - Partners for Resilience is pleased to share the findings of the Ethiopia Integrated Risk Management Programme evaluation. One of the main findings is that PfR has had a substantial positive impact on the resilience of communities.
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  • Urgent action needed to tackle climate change’s ‘silent killer’: heatwaves

    17/07/2019 - We are happy to share with you a new Heatwave Guide for Cities. Many regions, including big cities, are experiencing increasing frequency of extreme heat events, which is one of the "deadliest hazards". Extreme heat can be predicted days and weeks in advance. It is important that we support cities to adapt to changing heat risks.
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  • Red Cross Red Crescent launches Climate Training Kit 2.0

    01/07/2019 - The Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre launched an updated and expanded version of its principal training resource for National Societies, the Climate Training Kit. The training kit is very usefull for all working on disaster risk reduction & climate related hazards.
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  • The PfR newsletter is out !

    22/05/2019 - The new, actually the first, Partners for Resilience (PfR) newsletter is out! It is a first great collection of stories from local communities and civil society organisations that work together with one common ambition: to save and protect lives through disaster risk reduction.
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  • PfR at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

    17/05/2019 - After national and regional preparatory meetings during the past months, PfR partners participated in the bi-annual Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, held from 15-17 May in Geneva. Theme of this years' conference: "Resilience Dividend-Towards Sustainable and Inclusive Societies". 
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