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Video: Linking humanitarian response and resilience

Date added

06 June 2017


Last month, Michael Mosselmans presented to the UNISDR Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction about the Linking Preparedness Response and Resilience (LPRR) project.

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The LPRR consortium is led by Christian Aid; a member of the ACT Alliance and includes Action Aid, Concern Worldwide, Help Age, Kings College London, Muslim Aid, Oxfam, Saferworld and World Vision. Through a rigorous knowledge generation approach designed and implemented by Kings College London University, the LPRR project has critically analysed eight past humanitarian interventions, asking 327 crises survivors and first responders to draw upon their own experience to guide improved humanitarian programming.

This two-page summary presents an overview of the core findings of the study

The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (Global Platform), as recognized by the UN General Assembly, is the main forum at the global level for strategic advice, coordination, partnership development and the review of progress in the implementation of international instruments on disaster risk reduction. It was established in 2006 and is now the world's foremost gathering of stakeholders committed to reducing disaster risk and building the resilience of communities and nations.

LPRR is part of the Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Programme, funded by UK aid.

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