Country: Americas

Simulacros Escolares: Una Guia

En las siguientes páginas encontrarás paso a paso la apasionante forma de realizar un simulacro como una alternativa educativa para que tú, los niños y las niñas APRENDAN HACIENDO: cómo protegerse durante y después de un desastre, cómo retomar las clases luego de un desastre, cómo enfrentar el hecho de que la escuela se destruya …

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Biological Hazards

Various guidance and background material developed by different organisations linked to preparedness and response measures to biological hazards. EN and DE.

Cash and Voucher Assistance in Migration Context: Voices of Migrants (Colombia (En/Sp), Niger (En/Fr) , Kenya)

In recent years, CVA has become increasingly relevant in humanitarian responses. Organizations have developed an interest in exploring their multiple benefits. Implementing delivery mechanisms suited to a variety of contexts, both in emergencies and early recovery, promotes accountability mechanisms that identify condition-based community preferences by gathering information from communities themselves. In most cases, technological advances …

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Community brigades were put to the test during floods in Tabasco, Mexico

When Tabasco experienced the most severe floods in decades last autumn local community brigades were put to the test. Leveraging their human and social capital developed through our joint work they provided early warning and quickly organized first response operations in cooperation with Civil Protection and the Mexican Red Cross. Creating community brigades to build …

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Climate Change Expands the Flooding Map

Climate Change Expands the Flooding Map   Floods are considered the most common natural disaster in the United States. According to EPA ‘United States Environmental protection Agency,’ River Flooding is one of the Climate Change Indicators. This particular indicator examines changes in the size and frequency of inland river flood events in the United States. Climate Change has strongly expanded and shifted the Flooding Map!   The …

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Volunteer Opportunities with GDPC

We are opening recruitment for the following volunteer positions to support the work of GDPC: Applied Research Volunteer Virtual Event Planner Website Support (WordPress & SEO) Graphic Designer SharePoint Specialist Attached are the position descriptions for each role. To apply you must be eligible to be an American Red Cross volunteer.

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

Traditional on-site and face-to-face resilience building activities are unavailable to humanitarian and development organizations due to the Coronavirus pandemic and related lockdowns. As communities across the globe still face risks in the form of Covid-19 as well as natural hazards like floods, finding practical ways to help communities strengthen their resilience is more important than …

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