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Wed, Aug 12, 2020

Food relief on the frontlines

As jobless claims have gone up, so has the dire need for putting food on the table. Food banks across the country have been met with overwhelming demand, and still are today.

Blog by Andrea Snyder

English Food insecurity

Wed, Jul 15, 2020

Rebuild Florida CDBG – Mitigation General Planning Support Program Application: Countywide Resilient Hub Network Strategy

The Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center is excited to propose the Countywide Resilient Hub Network Strategy for funding from the Rebuild Florida General Planning Support Program’s Community Development Block Grant - Mitigation (CDBG-MIT).

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Individual and community resilience Individual Resilience Initiative

Thu, Jun 18, 2020

Houseless in a pandemic: How community “shows up” for their own to survive and thrive together

In Los Angeles, houseless individuals and grassroots advocates for the houseless are experiencing firsthand how the pandemic has exacerbated existing inequities and further stigmatized the houseless population, highlighting the need for community inclusion and resilience for all.

Blog by Andrea Snyder, Jacqueline Malaret

English Individual and community resilience

Wed, Jun 3, 2020

Art as medicine: COVID-19, and the Black Lives Matter movement

Amid COVID-19 and the movement for racial justice, the current generation of artists is spreading compassion and healing through their works: painting, sculpture, textiles, drawings, and design.

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English Individual and community resilience

Mon, Jun 1, 2020

The perfect storm: Global pandemic, recession, and hurricanes – As these crises pile up, how do we build a resilient recovery?

Many Caribbean countries are in the crosshairs

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Individual and community resilience Innovative policy and finance

Thu, May 21, 2020

How societies can fight pandemics and climate change at the same time

When looking to build resilience, addressing vulnerability offers policymakers the best path forward to lessen the impact of future pandemics and other natural disasters.

Blog by David A. Wemer

English Individual and community resilience

Thu, May 14, 2020

Cosa Buena: A good thing for art and public health in Oaxaca

In Oaxaca, Mexico, Cosa Buena has taken its relationship with local artists to a new level in the coronavirus pandemic, collaborating with them to implement sustainable handwashing stations that serve as artistic sustenance as well as a public health measure.

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English Individual and community resilience

Thu, Apr 23, 2020

It Takes a Village: Helping the Most Vulnerable in Crisis

In response to India’s literal and economic pandemic, a collective made up of community groups and non-profits rapidly stepped in to help, transforming from a small environmental effort to a massive citizen’s movement in just a matter of days.

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English Individual and community resilience

Thu, Apr 16, 2020

In crisis, social connectedness builds more resilient communities

In Miami, Sedano’s Supermarket partnered with local restaurants to employ up to 400 furloughed employees impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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English Individual and community resilience

Mon, Apr 13, 2020

Building a Resilient Planet: How to Adapt to Climate Change From the Bottom Up

The conventional wisdom holds that climate change is a problem for international organizations, big governments, and global corporations to solve. Only those major players can make a dent in global greenhouse gas emissions, the thinking goes, and only they can pool the necessary resources. Given the monumental scale of the coming climate crisis, anything short of such high-level mobilization seems inconsequential, even futile.

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Individual and community resilience