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Exploring co-benefits: Community-centred resilience building in times of Covid-19

Jonathan Ulrich 18 May 2021

As Covid-19 continues to affect communities globally, humanitarian and development organizations need to adapt our way of working. This case study from the Red Cross in the Philippines shows how …

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Mapping the knowledge-building of a global network

Nesrine Aouinti 19 Apr 2021
Why are we mapping research? As a member of the Red Cross Red Crescent Research Consortium (RC3), the Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) devel...

Migrants hit an “invisible wall” in accessing COVID-19 care and vaccines

Nesrine Aouinti 06 Apr 2021
Originally posted on IFRC website: Geneva, 9 March 2021 – A new report released today documents an “invisible wall” that has blocked migrants fr...

Taking large-scale action to raise disaster risk awareness in Albania

Jonathan Ulrich 30 Mar 2021
On the latest International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Albanian Red Cross partnered with the National Agency for Civil Protection, the Minis...

Adaptability in Times of Covid-19: Exploring Digital Resilience Building

Jonathan Ulrich 26 Mar 2021
Traditional on-site and face-to-face resilience building activities are unavailable to humanitarian and development organizations due to the Coronavir...

The Blue Guide To Coastal Resilience, Protecting Coastal Communities Through Nature-based Solutions

Nesrine Aouinti 10 Feb 2021
On February 2, 2021, the Nature Conservancy published The Blue Guide to Coastal Resilience that provides Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) planners a...

Data Readiness Toolkit Launched to Build Competencies of National Societies

Celine Erickson 05 Jan 2021
New DATA READINESS TOOLKIT aims to build data competencies across the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement The Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) h...

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Guidance material

Key Messages and Actions for COVID-19 Prevention and Control in Schools

Jessica Ports Robbins 13 Mar 2020
The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) issued new guidance to help protect children and schools from transmission of the COVID-19 virus. The guidance provides critical considerations and practical checklists to ...
Guidance material

Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

Gavin White 13 Mar 2020
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) developed this COVID-19 planning guidance based on traditional infection prevention and industrial hygiene practices. It focuses on the need for employers to implement engineering, administrative, and work practice controls and personal protec...
Guidance material

NAMI: COVID-19 Information and Resources

Global Disaster Preparedness Center 19 Mar 2020
The spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) is having wide-reaching impacts, and people affected by mental health conditions face unique challenges during this time. Even those without history of mental health conditions may feel heightened levels of stress and anxiety relating to the pandemic.  National ...
Training material

Brief Open Online Training in Coronavirus

Miguel Aguirre 26 Mar 2020
The Spanish Red Cross offers free online training modules about “Coronavirus: Basic knowledge and prevention measures” for Responders (staff and volunteers): English, French, Spanish General public: English, French, Spanish More on the Business Continuity Planning Help Desk, Coronavirus...
Awareness material

Parental Tips

Tassia Stewart 30 Mar 2020
  Useful COVID-19 Resources for Parents How to talk to your kids about coronavirus Tips on Social distancing, quarantine and isolation during a disease outbreak   Coping with stress during the COVID-19 outbreak Caring for someone with COVID-19
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Wellness Exercises

Tassia Stewart 30 Mar 2020
Find some exercises to relieve stress and anxiety in children during crisis situations: Breathing with color Color me! Kids Activity Kit: COVID-19 https://preparecenter.org/kidskit

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