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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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  • PfR Uganda encourages civil society engagement in national adaptation planning

    16/06/2017 - by Shaban Mawanda, Climate Centre, Kampala. Partners for Resilience in Uganda late last month hosted a workshop in Kampala aimed at promoting participation by civil society in the country’s national adaptation planning. The workshop attracted nearly 60 people, including ministers and senior officials.
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  • Partners for Resilience 2017 Global Platform Official Statement

    30/05/2017 - Last week, the UNISDR Global Platform meeting for Disaster Risk Reduction took place in cancun, Mexico (22-26 May). Partners for resileince actlevy participated in this conference, by organising several side events, and by engaging in dicussion and panels. Below you can read Partners for Resilience 2017 Global Platform Official Statement.
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  • Meet Partners for Resilience in Cancun

    18/05/2017 - A delegation from the Partners for Resilience Alliance will be present in Cancun and is eager to meet you. Please find more info on the PfR sessions here. 
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  • Landscape scale DRR: Assessing risk across the Agusan river basin, Philippines

    17/05/2017 - Together with local communities Wetlands International (WI) assess the risks both locally and in the entire river basin, upstream and downstream. After that WI identified which measures need to be taken to sustainably improve land and water use and reduce risk.
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  • Red Cross, Partners for Resilience help Indonesian fishermen read the web (and the waves)

    12/05/2017 - Partners for Resilience Indonesia organised a two-day workshop to help fishermen access forecasts that are important for their day to day work. 
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  • Report launch: Water Shocks: Wetlands and Human Migration in the Sahel

    04/05/2017 - On May 3, Wetlands International launched the report 'Water Shocks: Wetlands and Human Migration in the Sahel'. 
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