UAE Award

The Togolese Red Cross, German Red Cross and IFRC Climate Centre have been recognized in the ‘Edge of Government Award’ at the World Government Summit in Dubai for joint groundbreaking work on forecast-based financing.

The Climate Centre was established in 2002 by the Netherlands Red Cross  (NLRC) and the IFRC, and is hosted by the Netherlands Red Cross in The Hague, as a “Public Benefit Organization” (Algemeen Nut Beogende Instelling) under Dutch law.

Our overarching mission is to help the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and its partners reduce the impacts of climate change and extreme-weather events on vulnerable people.

The Climate Centre is one of 12 current or planned reference centres hosted by various National Societies and delegated by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) as centres of excellence in their specialist areas.

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Date: August 19-20, 2007    Event: Peru Earthquake Relief    Location: Paracas, Peru    Photographer: Hector Emanuel    Release info: no release neededORIGINAL CAPTION: Red Cross workers distribute blankets and jerry cans to people in Paracas, Peru.ORIGINAL FILENAME: 1089.jpg

The Peruvian Red Cross is assisting 2,000 families as part of its German-supported ‘Forecast-based Financing’ (FbF) programme as heavy rain and flash floods blamed on El Niño sweep across more than half the country’s administrative regions.

3 March 2016
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Director – Maarten van Aalst,Capacity Strengthening and Partnerships – Fleur Monasso ManagerAssociate Director for Research and Innovation – Pablo SuarezClimate Science – Erin Coughlan ManagerManager, Policy and Partnerships – Carina Bachofen Project Coordinator Partners for Resilience – Sanne Hogesteeger