Nouvelles

  • Opportunity to Reshape Action to Multiple Risks with A Focus on Vulnerable People

    13/05/2020 - This crisis moment due to COVID-19 is an opportunity to rethink our response models, our relationship between people and planet and reshape our approach to risk management with special attention being paid to vulnerable groups, including women, children, the elderly, migrants, jobless, homeless, urban slum dwellers, and indigenous groups.
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  • Act now to build back the bond between people and nature

    06/05/2020 - Today we may survive by ‘breaking the chain’ of infection of COVID-19, but our future will be defined by our ability to build back a close bond with nature. Nature can no longer be taken for granted, and pandemics like this one are an indication of tipping points being reached across our planet.
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  • The devastating impact of floods in India—and what can be done

    01/05/2020 - India is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world, with hydrological (water-related) disasters being among the most frequent and having high mortality and damage costs. Nature-based solutions offer some of the best ways to mitigate the impacts of flooding.
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  • Film release Guiuan, a resilient Island in the Philippines

    20/04/2020 - Partners for Resilience has supported Guiuan municipality in developing a resilience strategy, engaging Government, CSOs, NGOs, academe, fisherfolk, farmers and women’s groups. A new multi-stakeholder platform identifies common priorities for action, and people work together to tackle resilience priorities in their municipality.
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  • Film release: Voices of Manila Bay

    14/04/2020 - The current condition of Manila Bay is impacting people's livelihoods and is putting people at risk. The Bay is very polluted and plans are being made to turn Manila Bay back into the beautiful place it once was. People living in the area like to think along about possible solutions to improve the living conditions in the area.
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  • Film release: Building Mangroves in Tacloban, the Philippines

    02/04/2020 - After the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan, the communities in Tacloban realized that long term strategies are needed to become more resilient to hazards. Restoring mangroves is one intervention to mitigate the impact of Typhoons.
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  • Sustainable alternatives to age-old traditions

    31/03/2020 - In Uganda, tens of thousands of people depend on wetlands that are under pressure. There is now a rescue plan in which women play a crucial role.
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  • More than 10K people join the human chain in Bihar, India

    12/03/2020 - In this blog post, we shed light on different campaigns in which PfR partners SEEDS, UNNATI, Wetlands International and the Partners for Resilience in Kenya were involved.
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  • Women leading wetlands conservation in Uganda

    10/03/2020 - In light of International Women’s Day, let’s praise the role of Ugandan women in safeguarding marshes, one of the most biodiverse ecosystems that is key to livelihoods and water security. Story by: CARE Uganda, UNEP and PEDRR.
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  • Photo exhibition - Faces of Resilience: Where will we be in 2030?

    11/02/2020 - Director of Inclusive Green Growth department of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Carola van Rijnsoever: “These pictures are as much a token of hope as they are of the urgency of action needed and serve to remind us all of the importance of resilience building in the wake of climate change’’.
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