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  • Planetary Security Conference

    19/01/2018 - The third annual Planetary Security Conference met in The Hague, the Netherlands, on 12-13 December to discuss ways to take action on the linked risks of climate change and security. Climate-related risks are a key factor – and at times a key driver – of human insecurity and conflict.
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  • Development of water management plan Samburu County, Kenya

    28/12/2017 - Watch this short film on the process of formulation of the Noontoto water user association sub catchment management plan in samburu central, north Kenya.
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  • Camel caravan on national TV Kenya

    27/11/2017 - Watch this news story regarding the recently held camel caravan in Kenya, which was broadcasted on 26 November on the national TV in Kenya
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  • From poverty to prosperity: taking community resilience to scale to close the financing gap

    07/11/2017 - On the first day of the COP23, Partners for Resilience organised a side event, especially to discuss how to scale up our good experiences in urban resilience building.
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  • COP23, PfR side event Monday 6 November

    03/11/2017 - Theme: From poverty to prosperity: taking community resilience to scale  to close the financing gap. Monday 6 November, 12.00-13.00. Venue: Fiji Pavilion, Bonn Zone.   
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  • Home Safe Home

    12/10/2017 - This year’s International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction is on Friday, October 13. Key focus of the campaign is on disaster-related displacement and what can be done to protect people in the home and workplace from disasters, making these locations more resilient to disasters. 
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  • Camel Caravan Kenya, edition 2017

    29/09/2017 - Story by: Joy Kivata The Ewaso Ng’iro River supports livelihoods of approximately 3.6 million people. But the river is at the verge of drying up. The river finds its source on the north-western slopes of the iconic Mt Kenya and Aberdare ranges, and flows through arid and semi-arid lands of Laikipia, Samburu, Isiolo and Garissa Counties into the Merti Aquifer and Lorian Swamp. 
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  • LSE Research:

    20/09/2017 - Partners for Resilience  is pleased to have the London School of Economics (LSE) conduct a research on mitigating risks from investments to protect and manage both social and environmental interests of societies. The research is titled “Advancing Risk-Informed Investments for Social and Environmental Protection and Management”.
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  • A Landscape Approach for Disaster Risk Reduction in 7 steps

    09/08/2017 - The use of a landscape approach, although not new, is gaining prominence as an approach to effectively reduce disaster risk, adapt to climate change and enhance community resilience. 
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  • Is Africa learning from past disasters ?

    22/06/2017 - At an event organized by the African Union Commission together with Partners for Resilience and dubbed ‘Mitigation of, Response to, and Recovery from El Nino: Is Africa Learning from past Disasters,’ Professor Orach expressed frustration and challenged the African leaders to do more.
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