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Guide to climate-smart programming
Resilience and adaptation

Guide to climate-smart programming

The IFRC and the Climate Centre have published a comprehensive new guide to climate-smart programming and humanitarian operations for all Red Cross Red Crescent National Societies.

Available in full and summary versions, the guide focuses on how to use climate-related information to reduce risk and human vulnerability, and includes detailed annexes and user-friendly tools.

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Latest publications

*NEW: IFRC road map for climate action in Europe and Central Asia (Russian)

*2022 Annual Report with full financial data

*Policy coherence between social protection and climate action: Initial findings from global studies and projects

*World Weather Attribution study: Extreme heat in North America, Europe and China in July 2023 made much more likely by climate change




.@RCClimate news story + background and links...

The partnership between @ICLEI and @ifrc reaffirms our commitment for #urban resilience and the need of greater engagement between city governments and the IFRC network of #RedCross and #RedCrescent to work together. From now on we move from words to action.

Key messages


The IFRC has now distributed six key messages to the COP28 meeting in Dubai. We must act urgently to address the humanitarian impacts of the climate crisis, it says, reducing greenhouse gas emissions to prevent worsening impacts, whilst vastly scaling up adaptation action at the local level, reaching the most at risk and impacted people and communities.

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