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Build the resilience of the poor and those in vulnerable situations and reduce their exposure and vulnerability to extreme climate-related events and other economic, social, and environmental shocks and disasters.

Could this be your career mission?

Below are employers you could work for, occupations they employ, and education and training programs to prepare you to achieve this target.
Job Candidate
  1. Community Emergency Response Teams: Respond to emergencies and disasters, providing support until professional responders arrive.

  2. Local Environmental Conservation Groups: Work on local environmental initiatives, such as conservation, sustainable resource management, and resilience to climate-related challenges.

  3. Neighborhood Watch Programs: Contribute to community safety and disaster resilience by promoting communication, coordination, and preparedness among residents.

  4. Community Development Associations: Engage in projects and programs aimed at enhancing economic and social resilience, such as job creation and community empowerment.

  5. Disaster Preparedness and Response Organizations: Concentrate on preparing communities for disasters, offering training, resources, and support for effective response and recovery.

  6. Local Economic Development Initiatives: Work to strengthen the economic resilience of communities, fostering job creation and sustainable business practices.

  7. Community Resilience Councils: Bring together community members, local authorities, and organizations to collaborate on resilience-building initiatives across environmental, economic, and social domains.

  8. Citizen Science Groups: Empower communities to monitor and respond to environmental changes, contributing to resilience through data collection and analysis.

  9. Community Health Promotion Organizations: Promote public health, which includes initiatives to build community resilience to health-related and environmental challenges.

  10. Local Food Security Coalitions: Build resilience by promoting sustainable agriculture, community gardens, and equitable access to nutritious food.

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