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Putting community resilience into practice


At the halfway point in implementation of the Partners for Resilience programme (PfR), a wealth of initial successes and lessons learnt have been identified. Based on the PfR resilience vision of eight key principles, the partners have now gathered case studies that illustrate how this is currently being translated into practice.


Partners for Resilience (PfR) is a collaboration of CARE Nederland, Cordaid, the Netherlands Red Cross (NLRC), the Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre, Wetlands International and 30 civil society partners in the global South. It is one of the biggest programmes of its kind in the world, working on ecosystem-based and climate-smart disaster risk reduction (DRR) in nine countries (see map below), reaching more than 400,000 people.

Related Project(s):
Bio-rights for Disaster Risk Reduction of K'iche' communities in Sololá, Guatemala, Building Community Resilience to Natural Disasters in Kenya, Building resilience to disasters in the Mahanadi delta and Kosi-Gandak floodplains, India, Reducing disaster risk by restoring wetlands in the Inner Niger Delta of Mali, Reducing the risk of floods and landslides in the Philippines, Strengthening Coastal Resilience for Communities in Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia

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