No Time for Doubt: Tackling Urban Risk. A glance at urban interventions by Red Cross Societies in Latin America and the Caribbean.

This publication, developed in an effort to complement and inform the internal process of defining urban intervention strategies to manage urban risk in the Americas, provides a glimpse of how three National Red Cross Societies–among many other across the continent–are intervening in volatile urban settings. The cases studies and beneficiary stories from Colombia, Nicaragua and Jamaica, alongside reflection and learning from other urban settings including Paraguay, Panama and Peru, provide impetus for re-evaluating the lens through which we view and promote human development.


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Publication date: 30/11/2011

Document status: Final


Document data

National Societies
Americas, IFRC
Climate Change, Disaster risk reduction
Document type
Case study