Across the URI network, Cooperation Circles are working to become more and more resilient. There are a number of ways to grow our resilience socially, ecologically, economically, culturally, and emotionally.
In the face of more frequent and extreme weather events, a number of CCs are doing what they can to create resilience centers (cooling centers, warming centers, and/or centers with backup batteries and power storage). Other CCs are preparing supply kits or meals for those who have lost their homes.
Smile4millions organization Cooperation Circle and Bitiya Ek Saahas in Purnea are supporting communities affected by the floods along Koshi and Ganga rivers. The Cooperation Circle has reached out with relief packages to those affected.
COPE URI Cooperation Circle and Allied School Okara in Pakistan have established efforts to support communities affected by floods.
Sarvodaya Bundelkhand Cooperation Circle in North India distributed lunch packets in flood-affected slum areas near Betwa and Yamuna railway lines.
As the uncertainties that come with climate chaos intensify, CCs are living examples of caring and responding, learning and working across beliefs and geographies to realize our vision for healing, justice, and peace.