COVID-19 will require a multidisciplinary response

Dr. Sabine Marx is an expert who specializes in decision making and risk perception in times of crisis and uncertainty. She’s one of the experts featured on our COVID-19 Help Desk and we interviewed her to get her insights into how collaboration between different disciplines can have an immediate impact during the crisis. Continue reading COVID-19 will require a multidisciplinary response

Think Tank Insights: Climate Proofing Conservation Landscapes in Western Uganda

The global warming bought in more versatility of harvest and led to the uncertainty of output of certain agricultural plantations. In West Uganda, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and partners have been helping farmers to adapt to climate change and encourage … Continue reading Think Tank Insights: Climate Proofing Conservation Landscapes in Western Uganda

OnFrontiers Think Tank Insights: Mainstreaming Climate Change into Landscape Resilience and Restoration for Ecological Sustainability in Zambia

According to UNDP in Zambia, climate change – including rising temperatures and an increased frequency of droughts and extreme rain events – is negatively affecting local communities living in rural parts of Zambia. An OnFrontiers expert in sustainability and resilience, Mr.Mebeelo … Continue reading OnFrontiers Think Tank Insights: Mainstreaming Climate Change into Landscape Resilience and Restoration for Ecological Sustainability in Zambia

Private Partnerships in Cities’ Resilience Toolbox: The Airbnb Example

Governments and other public-sector groups are often tasked with leading disaster response efforts and resilience planning, but experts say private actors have an important place in this arena and should be encouraged to participate. We highlight how Airbnb has been working in this area across the globe. Continue reading Private Partnerships in Cities’ Resilience Toolbox: The Airbnb Example

Webinar Preview – Reaching Resilience With the Private Sector: An Airbnb Case Study

Following a disaster, either natural and other kinds, a large focus is on the government’s response to it. However, adequate responses that help the public often involve private sector partners. We look at how the two work together to help build resilience for communities. Continue reading Webinar Preview – Reaching Resilience With the Private Sector: An Airbnb Case Study

Preparing for Disaster: Partnering for the Future

Natural disasters affect roughly 217 million people each year, and emerging markets are particularly vulnerable. To get ahead of these problems, the Sendai Framework creates alignment among state governments and the private sector, supporting their ability to work together to develop and implement a plan that reduces the loss of lives and livelihood when disaster strikes. Continue reading Preparing for Disaster: Partnering for the Future