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Agriculture Practices in Drought Situation
2016
By Huairou Commission / The Community Practitioners Platform for Resilience
Drought ridden villages in the Marathwada region of India are seeing a gradual change in addressing water scarcity and agriculture practices. Women leaders across the villages are taking the lead in introducing and scaling up innovative initiatives in sustainable agriculture livelihood focus on nutritious local foods for local consumption.

Accessing Technology and Information: Changing the Way of Agriculture Practices
2016
By Huairou Commission / The Community Practitioners Platform for Resilience
It takes a while for community to shift from traditional way of livelihood practices to bring more income and changes in the community in a sustainable way. Efforts by Swayam Shikshan Prayog (SSP), Women Federation and Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) and Agriculture Universities paved the way for villages in the Marathwada region of India to implement adaptive practices to sustain in severe drought and climatic risk conditions.

Cosecha de Agua de Lluvia
2016
By Huairou Commission / La Plataforma de Practicantes Comunitarias para Resiliencia
Una de las soluciones para enfrentar el problema de la escasez de agua que pusieron en marcha las mujeres de las comunidades de Guatemala fue aprovechar de manera eficiente el agua de lluvia, siguiendo una tradición milenaria que se practica desde hace 5.000 años.

Seguridad Alimentaria a través de Bancales o Tablones Aéreos
2016
By Huairou Commission / La Plataforma de Practicantes Comunitarias para Resiliencia
El objetivo de los bancales aéreos es que las mujeres que se dedican al trabajo dentro de las casas aprovechen este medio de producción para mejorar la seguridad alimentaria de su familia, por medio del consumo de las hortalizas o verduras cultivadas en ellos. Aparte, esta práctica les permite recibir algún ingreso a través de la venta de lo que cultivan.

Gestión de Proyectos de Seguridad Alimentaria con Agricultura Sostenible desde las Mujeres Locales con Fondos del Presupuesto de las Municipalidades de Guatemala

2016
By Huairou Commission / La Plataforma de Practicantes Comunitarias para Resiliencia
Todas las mujeres pueden ser agentes de cambio en sus comunidades, pero en la medida que estén más preparadas serán las primeras en impulsar mejoras en sus medios de vida. Por lo tanto, es necesario que se empoderen a través de procesos de formación en diferentes temas y practiquen la resiliencia.

Moringa: Fuente de Vida
2016
By Huairou Commission / La Plataforma de Practicantes Comunitarias para Resiliencia
El Comité de Redes de Honduras es una organización no gubernamental de mujeres de base, sin fines de lucro, que se constituyó en el año 2010, pero que trabaja en el tema de resiliencia desde 1998. Esta agrupación autóctona, con sede en el municipio de Trujillo, departamento
de Colón, promueve el desarrollo sostenible y los derechos humanos de la población garífuna de Honduras.

Parcelas Diversificadas

2016
By Huairou Commission / La Plataforma de Practicantes Comunitarias para Resiliencia
Las mujeres de Las Brumas han diseñado, con base a su conocimiento y experiencia, un sistema por medio del cual trabajan en una parcela de tamaño manejable y distribuyen
en ella los productos que quieren obtener. Una parte de los productos se coloca en los bancales aéreos para tenerlos disponible al momento de su comida diaria, mientras que el resto va en el vivero para generar las nuevas plantas que irán en la siguiente producción.

Facilitadoras en Resiliencia

2016
By Huairou Commission / La Plataforma de Practicantes Comunitarias para Resiliencia
Una de las acciones estratégicas planteadas por GROOTS Perú es la Formación de Facilitadoras en Resiliencia Comunitarias, la cual tiene por objetivo ampliar el liderazgo de las mujeres de base y visibilizar su aporte en el desarrollo, tanto de sus capacidades como el de las comunidades donde actúan.

Marco y Lineamientos Operativos del Fondo Global de Resiliencia Comunitaria

By Huairou Commission
2015
Esta publicación presenta un mecanismo financiero para apoyar a grupos de mujeres de base para implementar y ampliar las prácticas de desarrollo impulsadas por la comunidad.

The Global Community Resilience Fund: Operational Framework and Guideline
By Huairou Commission
2015
This publication presents the operational Guidelines of the Community Resilience Fund (CRF), a financial mechanism for supporting grassroots women’s groups implement and scale up community driven development practices.

Community-Led Partnerships for Resilience
By The World Bank Group
2015
“Community-Led Partnerships for Resilience” is a 2015 publication co-presented by the World Bank Group, and Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) in partnership with the Community Practitioners Platform (CPP) co-led by Huairou Commission (HC) and Groots International (GI). It highlights the role of community-based organizations (CBOs) in advancing resilience and sustainable development in their respective localities.

Community Resilience at Scale: Grassroots Women Demonstrating Successful Practices
By Ana Liz Flores, Manuela Pinilla, and Irene Leung
Huairou Commission
2015
“Community Resilience at Scale: Grassroots Women Demonstrating Successful Practices” shares successful grassroots strategies for building community resilience to disasters and climate change. It showcases women leading sustainable development in their communities, and features scaling up strategies in order to influence global agendas such as the Hyogo Framework for Action 2 and Post 2015 Development Agenda.

Resilient Women: Integrating Community Resilience Priorities in the Post-2015 Agenda
By Huairou Commission
2015
“Resilient Women: Integrating Community Resilience Priorities in the Post-2015 Agenda” is an action research publication of the Community Practitioners Platform for Resilience in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Community Practitioners Platform for Resilience (CPP) is an organizing and networking mechanism for community-based groups, grassroots women-led groups in particular, to reduce their vulnerability to disaster and climate risks in rural and urban areas.

What Communities Want: Putting Community Resilience Priorities on the Agenda for 2015
By Huairou Commission
2015
This action research, conducted by the Community Practitioners Platform for Resilience in seven Asian countries, is an effort to capture the voices of community leaders and bring the resilience priorities of poor, disaster-prone communities into debates that will shape the new policy frameworks on disaster risk reduction to be launched in 2015.

BrainTrust III Summary Report
Summary of the BrainTrust III Meeting
October 2014
Summary of the BrainTrust III Meeting, October 2014. This 3-day meeting aimed to gather inputs, clarify concepts and renew primary directions, from the leadership of the Resilience thematic campaign in relation to its vision, goal and objectives, in particular in relation to its two main mechanisms – the Community Resilience Fund (CRF) and the Community Practitioners Platform (CPP) at national, regional and global levels.

Leading Resilient Development: Grassroots Women’s Priorities, Practices and Innovations
By Maureen Fordham and Suranjana Gupta with Supriya Akerkar and Manuela Scharf
Published by GROOTS International
February 2011
This publication will enrich understanding of the critical linkages among disaster, development, poverty and gender-based inequality.

Catalyzing Community-led Action
By Suranjana Gupta
Community Practitioners Platform
2011
Learn about community-led action by the Community Practitioners Platform and how it has focused on gaining the endorsement of community led action from institutional actors operating at local, national, regional and global levels; and how Groots International and Huairou Commission resource grassroots women for key roles in building resilience.
 
Recipes for Resilience
By Huairou Commission
2008
This publication demonstrates how bringing women living in diverse situations together allows marginalized women to explain and debate their approaches for recovering or reducing the damages and losses caused by natural disasters, environmental degradation and climate change and to share their knowledge and experiences.

Women’s Views From the Frontline
By Huairou Commission
2005
This action research by the Huairou Commission was created to draw attention to the fact that grassroots women are key stakeholders in disaster risk reduction and the demand for greater accountability from local and national governments, but are often overlooked and excluded.

The Women and Gender Constituency
By The Women and Gender Constituency
2010
This publication focuses on the work of the Women and Gender Constituency to ensure human rights and the gender dimension are incorporated into UNFCCC negotiations, agreements, plans and actions.

Community Resilience Fund Flyer (Bilingual)
By Huairou Commission
2013
The Community Resilience Fund (CFR) is a grassroots-run community fund focused on reducing vulnerability to climate and disaster risks and losses in poor rural and urban communities subject to tropical storms, flooding, landslides, drought, seismic activity, food insecurity and other threats.

Community Practitioners Platform Flyer (Bilingual)
By Huairou Commission
2013
The Community Practitioners’ Platform (CPP) is an organizing and networking mechanism connecting grassroots community based groups working to reduce their vulnerability to disaster and climate risks in rural and urban areas.

Building Better Futures: Empowering Grassroots Women to Build Resilient Communities
By GROOTS International
2007
Disaster response programs are opportunities for women to become active participants in shaping the futures of their communities through innovation solutions that address practical problems such as shelter, credit, livelihood and basic services, all of which allows women to build a better future.

SEEDS Pamphlet No. 22 Women’s Participation in Disaster Relief and Recovery
By Ayse Yonder with Sengul Akcar and Prema Gopalan Population Council (Huairou Commission Member)
2005
Seeds pamphlets are designed to meet global requests for information about the innovative and practical program ideas advanced to address the roles and needs of low-income women. This edition focuses on practical examples of how low-income women can participate in post disaster relief and recovery.

Understanding Community Resilience
By GROOTS International
Working with grassroots women in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Asia, GROOTS International facilitated conversations that enabled women to reflect on their development and disaster experiences, in order to help women create a common understanding of resilience.

Community Assessment Tools
By Swayam Shikshan Prayog (SSP), India
After disasters, the communities who are affected are rarely involved in assessing the damages and loss that has affected them. One of the greatest community tools could be the women from poor communities, as they would be able to collect information that feeds into damage assessments. If these women were involved in these processes, then they would be one step closer to having a voice in the planning of recovery and reconstruction in their communities.

Manual on Community Action in Housing Reconstruction after Disaster (English)
By Garifuna-Comite, Honduras
Material available in English & Spanish
The Garífuna Emergency Committee of Honduras with the support of GROOTS International and AJWS Present created a manual that focuses on the forming of construction committees, safe sites, the beneficiaries of transparent processes, community participation in house design, housing support, principles and the empowerment of women.

The Safe Roof Retrofit Booklet
By The Construction Resource & Development Centre
This booklet was created to assist builders and homeowners build and strengthen roofs to survive hurricane damage. The booklet describes and illustrates techniques that will help create roof that are able to withstand hurricanes in the future.

Manual on Disaster Preparedness for Children
By Sanghamitra Service Society (SSS), Andra Pradesh, India
Children enjoy learning the practical drills of First Aid and Emergency Rescue, skills that will not only help their villages in a disaster, but will enable these children to cope with disasters better. Sanghamitra Service Society created this manual to be a teaching resource.

Community Assessment- Relief, Rehabilitation and Rebuilding
By Covenant Centre for Development (CCD)
This slide show discusses the important tools in tsunami affected regions, such as community assessment, distribution of relief aid, materials and services that may be provided, rehabilitation, and rebuilding.