The workshop was organized jointly by SDC’s networks for Disaster Risk Reduction and CC&E. The course is part of SDC’s commitments to the subject of CCA and DRR, whose importance has been confirmed in the Swiss Parliament’s Message on International Cooperation 2013 - 2016. The purpose of the course, in addition to raising awareness of the importance of integrating DRR, CCA and E in development initiatives, is to train the participants in using the guide and to set an agenda for applying it to programs and projects supported by SDC and its partners in the different countriesYou are working for SDC? Would you be interested to learn from a CEDRIG workshop? Contact the focal point to check about possibilities..
A Multi-Network F2F Meeting on “Rethinking best practices in integrated water and soil management at multiple scales at basin level, integrating climate risks and financial mechanisms for scaling up" was held in Nicaragua from 6 to 10 July 2015; under "Evento Mulitredes COSUDE" videos (in Spanish) and fotos are now available.more » under "Reportaje Social" videos (in Spanish) and fotos are now available.
More than 55 million people worldwide have fled their homes, including 20 million because of natural disasters and climate change. A paradigm shift that moves us away from responding to natural disasters to taking preventive action is needed because an increase in natural risks can be expected. This video briefly explains why integrated disaster risk management apprpach which Switzerland adovocates can contribute to a more resilient world.