C. Meechaiya, E. Wilkinson, E. Lovell, S. Brown, M. Budimir / Overseas Development Institute, 2019
Flood early warning systems (EWS) are extremely complex, with multiple layers of communication and relationships between stakeholders, across different scales of governance. With the development of weather and flood forecasting models, Nepal’s EWS has advanced significantly in recent years, but warnings can still fail to reach downstream communities in the low-lying Tarai plains.
H. Schofield, E. Lovell, B. Flinn, J. Twigg / The British Academy, 2019
Most households affected by disasters reconstruct their houses themselves by self-building or employing local labour: they ‘self-recover’. Humanitarian agencies’ experience in assisting self-recovery in urban communities is limited; little is known about how to support it in practice.
K. Johnstone, K. Rai, F. Mushi / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2019
Energy Change Lab works with pioneers and changemakers in Tanzania to build sustainable, people-centred energy systems. Our productive uses of energy (PUE) programme helps rural communities increase their incomes and productivity.
M. Cannon, J. Thorpe, S. Emili / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2019
The Community Exchange Scheme in the Pumarejo neighbourhood of Seville is one of many examples of solidarity economies rooted in alternative forms of exchange. Based on an alternative social currency, the Puma, the scheme supports collective decision-making, localised consumption, and the redeployment of under-utilised skills and competencies.