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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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  • Improved livelihoods for fishing communities in Odisha, India

    12/09/2018 - Ms Kamann, a mother of three, and Ms Boiday (photo) live in the village of Gokharkuda, Gopalpur district, on the coast of the cyclone-prone eastern Indian state Odisha. For them fishing is life. The families rely almost entirely on both fresh and dried fish for an income that used, at least, to be adequate. But then things began to get more difficult.
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  • Sea wardens protect ecosystems and livelihoods

    07/09/2018 - Week of inspiring stories, day 5: Sea wardens protect ecosystems and livelihoods in the Calicoan Islands, Philippines. Calicoan Island in the southern part of Guiuan has a population of 7,600 in the four villages on the Island, almost 100% of whom are dependent on fishing for livelihoods and food options.
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  • Empowered communities mobilise government funds to increase their flood safety

    06/09/2018 - Week of inspiring stories, day 4: Empowered communities mobilise government funds to increase their flood safety in Bihar, India. 'All villages in India should develop and implement DRR plans, as it really has changed our lives in a positive way: our experiences should be replicated!' said Mr Achhelal Padean, DRR committee member in Booktha.
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  • Risk management pilot gives hope to Kinatarkan Islanders and beyond

    05/09/2018 - Week of inspiring stories, day 3: A story from the Philippines "Risk management pilot gives hope to Kinatarkan Islanders and beyond". Something magical occurred in a shed on a pleasantly hot afternoon on Kinatarkan island, in the Philippines, in mid-November last year.
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  • Promoting an inclusive multi stakeholder design in Northern Kenya

    04/09/2018 - Week of inspiring stories, day 2: In Kenya, PfR is involved in the LAPSSET Corridor Project, a regional infrastructure project aiming to facilitate economic growth between the Eastern African countries, which is being implemented in the three counties where PfR is active - Samburu, Laikipia and Isiolo.
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