Country: Colombia

DemographicsColombia 2005 Census ReportPast disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events for ColombiaRisk country profile from Index for Risk Management Damage and losses statistics from Disaster Information Management SystemsDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDDisaster response and management data from ReliefWebColombia’s risk rankingsWorld Risk Report 2012Risk profiles and dataClimate Change – IPCC Climate Assessment Report – Regional Climate Projections for Colombia page 895 – http://www.ipcc.ch/pdf/assessment-report/ar4/wg1/ar4-wg1-chapter11.pdfEarthquake hazards in Colombia – National Seismological Center of ColombiaUrban Risk – Urban risk profiles for BogotaUN-ISDR overview of disaster risk in ColombiaGovernment policiesHFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper – http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/colNational Policy on Climate Change by Colombia’s Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentDepartmental plans and other risk reduction strategy documents and trainings, produced by Colombia’s National Disaster Risk Reduction Division (“SIGPAD”) – http://www.sigpad.gov.co/sigpad/index.aspxRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Colombia

El Salvador, Honduras and Colombia prepared for effective response

October, 8 – 11, 2018 Jose Bonilla, Institutional Preparedness Advisor, and Roberto Brito, Director for Latin America and the Caribbean for the American Red Cross briefed the National Red Cross Societies of El Salvador, Honduras, and Colombia, on the Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) tool for assessing institutional capacities. This tool was developed by the …

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Campaña de Inclusión Social / Social Inclusion Campaign

La campaña de inclusión social busca la visibilización de grupos vulnerables que ven exacerbadas sus condiciones en la actual emergencia del Covid-19,  los videos abordan situaciones que sufren  las personas que tienen labores de trabajo doméstico y trabajo informal, la población migrante, personas con discapacidad, adultos mayores y la violencia domestica.  

Claves básicas para la respuesta ante emergencias sanitarias con enfoque de genero

Las emergencias sanitarias afectan de manera distinta a mujeres, hombres, niñas, niños, adolescentes y personas LGBTIQ+. Reconocerlo es clave para asegurar una respuesta humanitaria más eficaz y pertinente centrada en las personas y sensible al género. El presente documento indican algunas acciones de género clave generales para cada uno de los sectores humanitarios que son …

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Child friendly spaces at home cards

The activity cards are designed especially for children who are in lock-down or have limited acces to school and recreational programming. All of the activities can be done individually or with a small group of 2 to 3 people at home or in any suitable places.

Mi Mandala Personal (COVID-19)

“Manual de arte terapia para el fortalecimiento de la salud mental como respuesta a la emergencia por COVID-19” es un documento creado por la Unidad de Atención Psicosocial de Cruz Roja Salvadoreña, gracias a la asistencia técnica y financiera de Cruz Roja Española. El material es una adaptación de la técnica “Mi Mandala Personal” desarrollada …

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IFRC Guiding Principles for the America Region

The attached document briefly describes the most important things that derive from the Buenos Aires Commitment and the 2030 Strategy and shows us how we can carry out activities within the framework of the Region’s priorities.

ZIKA360

  ZIKA360 is an innovative learning tool aiming to bring a new approach to the fight against the Zika virus. By combining two experiences, a virtual reality film and an augmented reality app, the project tackles the topic of disease transmission prevention as well as community engagement from the angle of innovation. The project was …

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Disaster Preparedness: Lessons Learned from the LAC region

As part of the project “LARRA Actividades de Reducción de Riesgo de Latinoamérica,” the American Red Cross in coordination with the National Societies from Colombia, El Salvador and Honduras held the Lessons Learned Workshop 2018 – 2019 on mid-June.   The attendees from the Latin America and the Caribbean delegation, representatives from National Societies, community leaders, and delegates from the IFRC …

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Resilient Cities, Resilient Lives Learning from the 100RC Network

In the six years since the creation of 100 Resilient Cities, more than 70 cities have published Resilience Strategies containing over 3,000 initiatives. To date, more than US$25 billion has been catalyzed by 100RC member cities toward the resilience agenda, and the world’s leading development financial institutions are building resilience criteria into how large-scale infrastructure projects …

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