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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 from accessing basic services since the start …

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Mapping the knowledge-building of a global network

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

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...

On the Path to End the Gender Gap in Humanitarian Action

Mira Adam 07 Mar 2021
On the Path to End Gender Gap in Humanitarian Action  One of the pressing issues consistently being brought to the floor of discussion is The Gender ...

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...

Supporting Children During Stressful Times

Tassia Stewart 05 Jan 2021
By Sam Johnson Program Lead, Youth Preparedness, American Red Cross Now more than ever, it’s critical we have open conversations with the children i...

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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...
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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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Kids Pledge of Safety

Tassia Stewart 30 Mar 2020
You can make a difference in the fight against germs and disease. By taking this pledge you promise to take all the safety actions every day to keep you and your family safe. Have your parents download and print the pledge. Then sign, take the pledge and post on the wall. Recite as often as …...

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