How to Start a Community Group?

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What is the Community Group?

The Community Group is new feature that allows you to build your own virtual Community of Practice (CoP) where you can start discussions, ask questions, and collect resources and stories.

Antigua and Barbuda

Past disaster events

Recent (3)
Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) is a cryclical approach for a National Society (NS) to systematically assess, measure, and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of its response system in order to take remedial actions. The PER approach puts the National Society in the driver's seat to...
Our Emergency Planning Division are experts in planning, executing and managing air support and air evacuations worldwide. Air Partner has been the trusted aircraft broker for multi-national corporations for over 50 years. We are the only company providing specific air evacuation planning for any...
Case study of the VCA undertaken in Bendals, Antigua and Barbuda, 2010

Venezuela

Past disaster events

Recent (6)
Preparación para una Respuesta Eficaz (PER en sus siglas en inglés) es un enfoque cíclico para que una Sociedad Nacional evalúe, mida y analice sistemáticamente las fortalezas y debilidades de su sistema de respuesta a fin de tomar medidas correctivas. El enfoque PER coloca a la Sociedad Nacional...
Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) is a cryclical approach for a National Society (NS) to systematically assess, measure, and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of its response system in order to take remedial actions. The PER approach puts the National Society in the driver's seat to...
Our Emergency Planning Division are experts in planning, executing and managing air support and air evacuations worldwide. Air Partner has been the trusted aircraft broker for multi-national corporations for over 50 years. We are the only company providing specific air evacuation planning for any...
La VI Edición de la Plataforma Regional para la Reducción de Riesgos de Desastres en las Américas se celebró en Cartagena – Colombia, del 20 al 22 de junio, en cooperación de la Oficina de las Naciones Unidas para la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres (UNISDR) y el Gobierno de Colombia, como parte...
      América Latina es una de las regiones más afectada por la violencia urbana; y Venezuela no está exenta de ello. Es así como nace la iniciativa de llevar actividades de esparcimiento diverso a las comunidades para mitigar las consecuencias humanitarias de la violencia urbana. Por ello,...
Case Studies (2)
      América Latina es una de las regiones más afectada por la violencia urbana; y Venezuela no está exenta de ello. Es así como nace la iniciativa de llevar actividades de esparcimiento diverso a las comunidades para mitigar las consecuencias humanitarias de la violencia urbana. Por ello,...
This video focuses on a case study of how the Sucre municipality in Venezuela has supported communities in designing and managing their own projects through a participatory budgeting initiative called "Rumobo Propio" and the provision of proposal design and project management training to community...

Uruguay

Past disaster events

Recent (3)
Preparación para una Respuesta Eficaz (PER en sus siglas en inglés) es un enfoque cíclico para que una Sociedad Nacional evalúe, mida y analice sistemáticamente las fortalezas y debilidades de su sistema de respuesta a fin de tomar medidas correctivas. El enfoque PER coloca a la Sociedad Nacional...
Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) is a cryclical approach for a National Society (NS) to systematically assess, measure, and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of its response system in order to take remedial actions. The PER approach puts the National Society in the driver's seat to...
La VI Edición de la Plataforma Regional para la Reducción de Riesgos de Desastres en las Américas se celebró en Cartagena – Colombia, del 20 al 22 de junio, en cooperación de la Oficina de las Naciones Unidas para la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres (UNISDR) y el Gobierno de Colombia, como parte...

Turks And Caicos Islands (United Kingdom)

Past disaster events

Government policies

  • HFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements – http...
Recent (2)
Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) is a cryclical approach for a National Society (NS) to systematically assess, measure, and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of its response system in order to take remedial actions. The PER approach puts the National Society in the driver's seat to...
Our Emergency Planning Division are experts in planning, executing and managing air support and air evacuations worldwide. Air Partner has been the trusted aircraft broker for multi-national corporations for over 50 years. We are the only company providing specific air evacuation planning for any...

Trinidad and Tobago

Past disaster events

Government...

Recent (5)
Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) is a cryclical approach for a National Society (NS) to systematically assess, measure, and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of its response system in order to take remedial actions. The PER approach puts the National Society in the driver's seat to...
La VI Edición de la Plataforma Regional para la Reducción de Riesgos de Desastres en las Américas se celebró en Cartagena – Colombia, del 20 al 22 de junio, en cooperación de la Oficina de las Naciones Unidas para la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres (UNISDR) y el Gobierno de Colombia, como parte...
The impacts of climate change on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are leading to discussions regarding decision-making about the potential need to migrate. Despite the situation being well-documented, with many SIDS aiming to raise the topic to prominence and to take action for themselves...
Disaster Preparedness Response in rural Communities.
Case study and Guidance note to the VCA undertaken in Speyside, Trinidiad and Tobago, in 2007.
Videos (1)

Trinidad & Tobago Red Cross Society - Community Disaster Response 2008

Suriname

Past disaster events

Government policies

Recent (4)
Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) is a cryclical approach for a National Society (NS) to systematically assess, measure, and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of its response system in order to take remedial actions. The PER approach puts the National Society in the driver's seat to...
La VI Edición de la Plataforma Regional para la Reducción de Riesgos de Desastres en las Américas se celebró en Cartagena – Colombia, del 20 al 22 de junio, en cooperación de la Oficina de las Naciones Unidas para la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres (UNISDR) y el Gobierno de Colombia, como parte...
The impacts of climate change on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are leading to discussions regarding decision-making about the potential need to migrate. Despite the situation being well-documented, with many SIDS aiming to raise the topic to prominence and to take action for themselves...
Case study on a VCA undertaken in Suriname in 2008.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Past disaster events

Recent (6)
Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) is a cryclical approach for a National Society (NS) to systematically assess, measure, and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of its response system in order to take remedial actions. The PER approach puts the National Society in the driver's seat to...
Our Emergency Planning Division are experts in planning, executing and managing air support and air evacuations worldwide. Air Partner has been the trusted aircraft broker for multi-national corporations for over 50 years. We are the only company providing specific air evacuation planning for any...
La VI Edición de la Plataforma Regional para la Reducción de Riesgos de Desastres en las Américas se celebró en Cartagena – Colombia, del 20 al 22 de junio, en cooperación de la Oficina de las Naciones Unidas para la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres (UNISDR) y el Gobierno de Colombia, como parte...
UNDP's work in climate change, disaster risk reduction and energy (2015-2017) This report is comprised of 15 country case studies providing examples of climate action, disaster risk reduction and recovery, and sustainable energy. Each case emphasizes the integrated approach to these work streams...
This publication features 50 good practices, tools and initiatives that were supported under the 2015-2016 DIPECHO Action Plan. These contribute to the implementation of the Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) Strategy 2014-2024 and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-...
Case Studies (1)
UNDP's work in climate change, disaster risk reduction and energy (2015-2017) This report is comprised of 15 country case studies providing examples of climate action, disaster risk reduction and recovery, and sustainable energy. Each case emphasizes the integrated approach to these work streams...

Saint Lucia

Past disaster events

Recent (6)
Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) is a cryclical approach for a National Society (NS) to systematically assess, measure, and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of its response system in order to take remedial actions. The PER approach puts the National Society in the driver's seat to...
Our Emergency Planning Division are experts in planning, executing and managing air support and air evacuations worldwide. Air Partner has been the trusted aircraft broker for multi-national corporations for over 50 years. We are the only company providing specific air evacuation planning for any...
La VI Edición de la Plataforma Regional para la Reducción de Riesgos de Desastres en las Américas se celebró en Cartagena – Colombia, del 20 al 22 de junio, en cooperación de la Oficina de las Naciones Unidas para la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres (UNISDR) y el Gobierno de Colombia, como parte...
UNDP's work in climate change, disaster risk reduction and energy (2015-2017) This report is comprised of 15 country case studies providing examples of climate action, disaster risk reduction and recovery, and sustainable energy. Each case emphasizes the integrated approach to these work streams...
The impacts of climate change on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are leading to discussions regarding decision-making about the potential need to migrate. Despite the situation being well-documented, with many SIDS aiming to raise the topic to prominence and to take action for themselves...
Case Studies (1)
UNDP's work in climate change, disaster risk reduction and energy (2015-2017) This report is comprised of 15 country case studies providing examples of climate action, disaster risk reduction and recovery, and sustainable energy. Each case emphasizes the integrated approach to these work streams...

Saint Kitts And Nevis

Past disaster events

Recent (5)
Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) is a cryclical approach for a National Society (NS) to systematically assess, measure, and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of its response system in order to take remedial actions. The PER approach puts the National Society in the driver's seat to...
Our Emergency Planning Division are experts in planning, executing and managing air support and air evacuations worldwide. Air Partner has been the trusted aircraft broker for multi-national corporations for over 50 years. We are the only company providing specific air evacuation planning for any...
La VI Edición de la Plataforma Regional para la Reducción de Riesgos de Desastres en las Américas se celebró en Cartagena – Colombia, del 20 al 22 de junio, en cooperación de la Oficina de las Naciones Unidas para la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres (UNISDR) y el Gobierno de Colombia, como parte...
The impacts of climate change on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are leading to discussions regarding decision-making about the potential need to migrate. Despite the situation being well-documented, with many SIDS aiming to raise the topic to prominence and to take action for themselves...
Case studies of VCAs undertaken in Saint Kitts and Nevis, 2008-2011.   The locations include. Old Road; Dieppe Bay; Newton.