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Action Pledges

Title

Capacity building, awareness and shared learning on climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction and sustainable development

Partner Action by Churches Together (ACT) Alliance

Date of submission 16/07/2012

Description

ACT Alliance Action pledge

Community Adaptation, Resilience and Disaster Risk Reduction initiatives of the members of the ACT Alliance involve awareness creation, capacity building, policy development, humanitarian response in disasters and community support towards adaptation and DRR in several developing countries. An important aspect of the work include facilitating dialogue governments and local communities on issues related to adaptation and DRR.

Further information

The purpose of this Action Pledge is to equip churches and church based organisations with climate change adaptation, DRR and advocacy skills, to create a platform for global sharing of experiences, and to prepare them to engage in climate change advocacy at national, regional and international levels.

Regional focus Africa and the Arab States
Asia and the Pacific
Caribbean and Central America
Least Developed Countries
Small Island Developing States
South America
Sector Education and training
Food security, agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Oceans and coastal areas
Water resources
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Climate-resilient development planning
Communications and awareness-raising
Disaster risk reduction
Pilot adaptation programmes/projects
Risk/vulnerability mapping
Training
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Climate related risks and extreme events
Target group Communities
Policy makers
Practitioners

Organizations, institutions and private sector companies at all levels and in a wide range of sectors can become engaged with the NWP by becoming a partner and making Action Pledges. Information about how organizations can become engaged with work on adaptation under the NWP can be found here.