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Congratulations to the 2nd Small Grants Winners: Nepal, Vanuatu, Lao PDR and Bangladesh Red Cross Red Crescent!

Lucy Price 13 Oct 2021

The Asia Pacific Urban Community Resilience Hub is pleased to announce the winners of the 2nd Urban Community Resilience Small Grant Initiative: Nepal Red Cross, Vanuatu Red Cross, Lao Red Cross and Bangladesh Red …

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Connected: How Albania’s new Emergency Operation Centre enables effective disaster risk management

Jonathan Ulrich 28 Sep 2021
As auxiliaries to national governments and as trusted partners, Red Cross National Societies around the world are involved in many disaster management...

Hot off the press: Heatwave FbF Feasibility Study in Dhaka

Lucy Price 10 Sep 2021
July 2021 was the world’s hottest month ever, while Asia recorded its warmest July ever. As the global temperature is on rise, heatwaves are becomin...

Better together: Working with local partners to build flood resilient infrastructure in Montenegro

Jonathan Ulrich 01 Sep 2021
The Flood Resilience Measurement for Communities (FRMC) provides a holistic and systematic picture of communities’ strengths and gaps when it co...

1st Urban Hub Youth Leadership Meeting: from Urban DRR, Community Resilience and Climate Action, Asia Pacific Youth Tackle it All

Lucy Price 19 Aug 2021
On August 18, 2021, National Societies and RCRC Youth Volunteers from across the region gathered to discuss Red Cross Red Crescent opportunities and a...

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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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