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'Gender and climate change': New Australian Red Cross briefing paper

30 July 2014 - The latest addition last week to the Australian Red Cross (ARC) series of online gender briefing papers covers how gender can shape vulnerability to climate chang.. Read more about: 'Gender and climate change': New Australian Red Cross briefing paper

What's in it for them? New CDKN 'resource pack' on climate change in Africa and South Asia

23 July 2014 - The Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) last week launched a comprehensive resource pack “to spark discussion about climate trends and action on cli.. Read more about: What's in it for them? New CDKN 'resource pack' on climate change in Africa and South Asia

Factoring climate and urban risk into assessment: new IFRC guidance

22 July 2014 - The IFRC yesterday announced the release of its new supplementary guidance, Integrating Climate Change and Urban Risks into the Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment, .. Read more about: Factoring climate and urban risk into assessment: new IFRC guidance

In fight against extreme poverty, World Bank to screen investments for 'climate and disaster risk'

18 July 2014 - As of this month, US$ 52 billion of new development investment in the World Bank’s programme for the poorest countries – the International Development Asso.. Read more about: In fight against extreme poverty, World Bank to screen investments for 'climate and disaster risk'

Participatory games summer school at the Universita della Svizzera italiana

11 July 2014 - Last month’s Humanitarian Summer School on games for development and humanitarian work was the first of its kind at the Universita della Svizzera italiana&n.. Read more about: Participatory games summer school at the Universita della Svizzera italiana

New German support for 'humanitarian challenges of climate change' includes forecast-based funding

10 July 2014 - Germany – in a bid to improve understanding between humanitarians and climate scientists – has announced new support for a “platform for dialogue con.. Read more about: New German support for 'humanitarian challenges of climate change' includes forecast-based funding

'Actionable information' at the Understanding Risk Forum 2014

04 July 2014 - The biennial forum of Understanding Risk (UR), whose theme was “producing actionable information”, ended at University College London today, after bringing.. Read more about: 'Actionable information' at the Understanding Risk Forum 2014

WMO: 'Prepare for El Nino'

01 July 2014 - Many governments are now preparing for an El Niño – associated with regional-scale drought and floods – based on advice from national meteorological.. Read more about: WMO: 'Prepare for El Nino'

'Climate Training Kit' for Red Cross Red Crescent Movement launched online

26 June 2014 - The new Climate Training Kit – created by the Climate Centre in collaboration with the IFRC’s Department of Community Preparedness and Risk Reduc.. Read more about: 'Climate Training Kit' for Red Cross Red Crescent Movement launched online

Harnessing 'human computation' for 21st century humanitarianism

24 June 2014 - World experts in the emerging field of “human computation” gathered in Washington, DC last week to discuss the possibly unprecedented capabilities that can.. Read more about: Harnessing 'human computation' for 21st century humanitarianism
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