Drawing on her own experiences as a journalist, Georgiana Ilie, Reporter and Senior Editor of DoR Magazine in Romania talks about how open data, combined with storytelling, can galvanize action to
Savina Carluccio, Project Lead on the Resilience Shift, explains how the initiative is working to enhance resilience at every scale – including at the level of a city, an infrastructure system, and
Understanding Risk Balkans brought together over 350 attendees from 46 countries to exchange ideas, lessons learned and best practices on identifying, assessing and communicating risk.
On October 5, 2018, the Kyrgyz Republic commemorated National Disaster Risk Reduction Day to remind citizens about “dormant” disaster risks and ensure the country stands ready to anticipate the nex
The Understanding Risk Finance Pacific forum took place in Port Vila, Vanuatu, from October 16-19th, 2018.
Ralph Regenvanu, Vanuatu’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation & External Trade, breaks down how the small island state is taking the lead in the fight against climate change
Pablo Suarez, team member for Understanding Risk, explains how communicating disaster and climate risks to policymakers can help ensure that policymaking addresses the needs of the most vulnerable
Instrumental in boosting the financial resilience of Pacific island countries, the Pacific Catastrophe Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative (PCRAFI) now needs to expand its reach, according to
Sandra Hart, Pacific Cash Transfer and Livelihoods Advisor for Oxfam, sheds light on the potential of cash transfers to promote community resilience, as well as the barriers that need to be overcom
'Our Home, Our People,' a virtual reality project which tells the human stories behind the GFDRR-supported Fiji Climate Vulnerability Assessment, returns to the communities involved in the film.