Global warming and climate change are factors that will further increase flood risks in the future. If no action is taken, flood disasters will continue to harm many vulnerable people in Mozambique. The Netherlands Red Cross (NLRC) is passionate about making a difference in this space. Following the principles of Open Innovation it aims to solve pressing humanitarian needs.
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Leaving behind the project-based work and funding driven approaches Sandra Jaipal (Dutch Coalition for Humanitarian Innovation) and Michel Becks (Netherlands Red Cross) are prototyping humanitarian aid and development. We recorded their encounters as they WANT to tackle the challenge on how to best help vulnerable people to anticipate on, and minimise the impact of floods…Continue readingInnovation in Humanitarian work as an opportunity: filming a documentary on the proven WANT, FIND, GET model
Last month the Netherlands Red Cross (NLRC) reached out to find partners from private sector actors, knowledge institutes and governmental organizations for its Living with Floods Challenge. Together with DCHI the NLRC believes they can make a significant impact and help the vulnerable people most at risk to anticipate on, and minimize the impact of…Continue readingLiving with floods: Join us for the next Phase
The Netherlands Red Cross (NLRC) is calling out for those most at risk from floods in the peri urban areas of Mozambique. Private sector actors large and small, knowledge institutes and (local) governmental organisations are invited to join the LIVING WITH FLOODS challenge. Together with DCHI, NLRC believes a significant impact can be created for the…Continue readingFighting floods together: we need you!