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Posted by ACCORD
on May 17, 2016

Rotterdam, Netherlands - Climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction scholars and practitioners, policy makers and business people from all over the globe applauded the milestones of Barangay Potrero, Malabon City in integrated risk management during the biennial conference dubbed as Adaptation Futures 2016 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands on May 11 - 13, 2016.

Posted by ACCORD
on May 12, 2016

Rotterdam, Netherlands - Change in government officials through election could be a major challenge for disaster risk reduction advocates as it threatens the sustainability of the communities’ gains in pursuing disaster resilience, according to Assistance and Cooperation for Community Resilience and Development, Incorporated (ACCORD) during Adaptation Futures 2016 on May 11, 2016 in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Posted by ACCORD
on December 3, 2015
In photo: Sindhy (far right) at the panel discussion organized by ECHO (Wouter Bokdam / CARE NL)
 
Paris, France - Sindhy Obias, Resilience Project Coordinator of ACCORD, was a panelist at two high-level side events yesterday during the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21). COP21 gathers leaders from all nations with the aim of achieving a legally binding, universal agreement on climate.
Posted by ACCORD
on October 29, 2015
In photo: Orientation of observers before drill starts (Tep Cocjin)
 
A total of 575 households participated in a typhoon drill earlier today in Barangay Poblacion, San Dionisio. The activity was organized by local NGO Assistance and Cooperation for Community Resilience and Development (ACCORD) in partnership with CARE and the Dutch Cooperating Aid Agencies (SHO). The drill aimed to test Poblacion’s contingency plan and the overall preparedness of its barangay disaster risk reduction and management committee (BDRRMC) in responding to a typhoon equal to or stronger than 2013's Yolanda.
Posted by ACCORD
on October 13, 2015
Almost two years after Typhoon Yolanda, a couple of barangays in Sta. Fe, a few kilometers away from Tacloban, successfully conducted typhoon drills earlier today, October 13. The activity was held in line with the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDRR) 2015.
 
Posted by ACCORD
on August 18, 2015
Humanitarian work is serious business. It calls for saving lives, alleviating suffering, and maintaining human dignity. Therefore, it requires a lot of thought, hardwork, and commitment. It asks much from humanitarian workers, and sometimes it can get a bit *too* much.
 
On the occasion of World Humanitarian Day, we take a lighter look at the experiences of humanitarian workers.
Posted by ACCORD
on July 30, 2015

Today, July 30, is the Metro Manila Shakedrill. As the first metro-wide earthquake drill, the activity represents a huge opportunity for disaster risk reduction (DRR).

As part of the advocacy committee of DRRNet, ACCORD calls on its fellow NGOs to lead and guide the most vulnerable in strengthening their resilience against disasters.

 

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