Country: Africa

Emergency Sahel Shelter; Warehouse and Natural Fibre versions (IFRC SRU, 2017)

West Africa has faced and continues to face frequent episodes of population movement. The National Societies of the Red Cross Cross of West Africa are often called upon to intervene at the frontline during each crisis. There is therefore a need to equip them with shelter solutions designed in a participatory and innovative way, upstream …

Emergency Sahel Shelter; Warehouse and Natural Fibre versions (IFRC SRU, 2017) Read More »

Niger Revision Sahel Shelter Kit – Review and improvement of the Sahel shelter solution

The Aide internationale de la Croix-Rouge luxembourgeoise (AICRL)  has been working since 2013 in Diffa, Niger. In close collaboration with the Nigerian Red Cross (CRN), it carries out interventions in the area of shelter and sanitation for refugees and IDPs in the Diffa region after the crisis in Lake Chad. In this context and with …

Niger Revision Sahel Shelter Kit – Review and improvement of the Sahel shelter solution Read More »

Tropical Equatorial Shelter Kit, Cameroon Mission – IFRC-Shelter Research Unit (2019)

Context: National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Africa are often called upon to take the lead in different crises. It is therefore necessary to equip them with effective shelter solutions designed in a participatory and innovative way. In the context of countries with humid tropical forests, we have currently limited available emergency shelter …

Tropical Equatorial Shelter Kit, Cameroon Mission – IFRC-Shelter Research Unit (2019) Read More »

Améliorations au Guide de l’Habitat Actuel dans la Région des Grands Lacs (Conférence, 22-24 avril 2012)

L’atelier: L’atelier organisé par la Croix-Rouge du Burundi et la Croix-Rouge luxembourgeoise avec l’appui technique de l’IFRC-Shelter Research Unit s’est tenu du 22 au 24 avril 2012. L’objectif était de revoir le modèle de maison actuellement utilisé, qui fût établi par le HCR et d’identifier les améliorations possibles. Cinquante participants ont assisté à l’atelier durant …

Améliorations au Guide de l’Habitat Actuel dans la Région des Grands Lacs (Conférence, 22-24 avril 2012) Read More »

Sahel Shelter: Evaluation of Tested Prototypes and Final Design

The first basic Tuareg Shelters was developed by IFRC-Shelter Research Unit (IFRC-SRU) and distributed by Luxemburg Red Cross (LuxRC) and Burkinabe Red Cross (BRC) in summer 2012. Since then on-going monitoring, evaluation, and specific technical testing were conducted to assess the best suitable structural system (stability, rigidity, wind-resistance), thermal performance of different cladding layers, and …

Sahel Shelter: Evaluation of Tested Prototypes and Final Design Read More »

Emergency Sahel Shelter Kit – Niger Review in Ngourtoua Camp. Diffa region

1. Overview The “Aide internationale de la Croix-Rouge Luxembourgeoise” (AI CRL) has been working since 2013 in Diffa, Niger. In close collaboration with the Nigerian Red Cross (NRC), it carries out interventions in the field of shelters for displaced populations, refugees, and returnees in the Diffa region. In September 2017, a new transitional shelter model …

Emergency Sahel Shelter Kit – Niger Review in Ngourtoua Camp. Diffa region Read More »

Lignes directrices à l’intention des Sociétés nationales : Impliquer les migrants et les personnes déplacées COVID-19 de la région du Sahel

Impliquer les migrants et les personnes déplacées dans les activités de préparation et de réponse à la pandémie de COVID-19 Lignes directrices à l’intention des Sociétés nationales de la région du Sahel – version 1.0 (20 mars 2020) Includes: Contexte : Migration et Déplacement dans la région du Sahel Facteurs de risque pour les migrants …

Lignes directrices à l’intention des Sociétés nationales : Impliquer les migrants et les personnes déplacées COVID-19 de la région du Sahel Read More »

10 Key Takeaways from the Immersive Technologies & Digital Games for School Disaster Preparedness Report

The use of virtual reality simulations in a variety of training and pedagogical contexts is expanding, reflective of an upward trend in immersive technologies & digital games’ impact for social good. To embrace this transformative wave, The Global Disaster Preparedness Centre (GDPC) and the American Red Cross commissioned research in 2019 to examine how immersive …

10 Key Takeaways from the Immersive Technologies & Digital Games for School Disaster Preparedness Report Read More »

UGANDA RED CROSS SOCIETY DEVELOPING RISK DASHBOARD TO INFORM FORECAST-BASED FINANCING IN DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AND EARLY RESPONSE IN UGANDA

Uganda Red Cross Society with the support from Netherlands Red Cross is implementing an Innovative Approaches in Response Preparedness (IARP) project for a period of 5 years (2018 – 2022). This will be achieved through three project components- establishment of Forecast-based financing (FbF) systems, supported by Data Preparedness and Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) in Preparedness/Early …

UGANDA RED CROSS SOCIETY DEVELOPING RISK DASHBOARD TO INFORM FORECAST-BASED FINANCING IN DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AND EARLY RESPONSE IN UGANDA Read More »