capability building

Pathways to resilience: Results and insights from the ENGAGE project

The ENGAGE project is a research initiative to boost societal resilience through a whole-of-society approach, by connecting formal and informal actors in disaster management. The project includes 15 partners from… Read more

Delivering anticipatory social protection: country readiness assessment

Climate change is causing frequent and severe shocks to people and ecosystems worldwide. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 2023 Climate Change Report warns that climate impacts on people… Read more

Analysing the VCS response to the cost-of-living crisis and its role in future emergencies

A Report from the Voluntary and Community Sector Emergencies Partnership (VCSEP) analyses the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) response to the cost-of-living crisis of 2023, highlighting successful approaches and providing… Read more

Avoiding disasters; Society and Economy

Society An article “Dodge the disaster” published in the Crisis Response Journal (by Gareth Byatt and Ilan Kelman), explores the extent to which disasters might be avoidable based on an… Read more

Designing out poverty to build more resilient communities and places

According to research from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, the number of people experiencing the most extreme form of poverty in the UK has more than doubled in the last five… Read more