Adaptive Social Protection for Effective Crisis Response

The World Bank has published an independent group evaluation of the World Bank’s contribution to Adaptive Social Protection for Effective Crisis Response. The purpose of the evaluation is twofold: (i)… Read more

Case study: Coastal Resilience in East Anglia

The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) has published an article discussing the causes and effects of coastal erosion in East Anglia, one of the regions with the… Read more

Artificial Intelligence, disasters and marginalised groups

A UNDRR Briefing explores the role of AI in improving DRR strategies and highlights the challenges and risks associated with its implementation. The report emphasises the need for inclusive DRR… Read more

IFRC launches groundbreaking financial mechanism to transform disaster response

The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) has recently launched a new financial risk transfer mechanism for disaster response. This collaboration is in partnership with the… Read more

Delivering inclusive and accessible COVID-19 communication in Birmingham (UK)

This article explores how Birmingham City Council’s Public Health Division produced accessible and tailored communication for different groups during the COVID-19 pandemic. The report explores how the COVINFORM and PROACTIVE… Read more

Improving household preparedness in multi-hazard contexts

Researchers from Cardiff University / Prifysgol Caerdydd and King’s College London, with support from charitable organisations and UN agencies, are undertaking a new project on household preparedness plans. The project, funded by Lloyd’s… Read more

REACT Disaster Response joins the National Emergencies Trust’s partner’s programme

REACT Disaster Response has joined British Red Cross and other founder members in the National Charitable Partners Programme. The programme aims to provide swift and thorough assistance to individuals affected… Read more

Research Briefing local area energy planning: achieving net zero locally

This research briefing explains how local area energy planning (LAEP) can help achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 in the UK. Local area energy planning (LAEP) could improve… Read more

Better Places A Matrix for Measuring & Delivering Placemaking Quality

The Policy Exchange has published a new White Paper “A Matrix for Measuring & Delivering Placemaking Quality” Authored by Ike Ijeh with Foreword by Rt. Hon Michael Gove MP.  … Read more

Ghost Towns No More – How to make cities more resilient

Last month Resilience First held a roundtable in collaboration with Jacobs, “Ghost Towns No More – How to make cities more resilient”   The roundtable explored the following key themes;… Read more