Country: Europe and Central Asia

Biological Hazards

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

Loneliness among children and youth in Norway

The aim of this report is to contribute to increased knowledge of what loneliness means to children and young people, and how we as a society can help prevent it. By putting into words what for many is still perceived as shameful, we hope to be able to help break down taboos

“They Do not Get a Chance”

There are children and youth in Norway who lack predictable, adequate, or safe housing. Some might face risks of domestic violence, struggle with substance abuse, have mental health challenges or live in poverty, the background of these young people is, however, not uniform.

The value of Norwegian Red Cross domestic volunteering in 2019

Menon Economics has developed a method for the Norwegian Red Cross to estimate the monetary value of the work of Red Cross’ volunteers in Norway during 2019 – a volunteering account. The volunteering account covers 63 national activities with more than 57 300 volunteers[1]. Based on an independent assessment of each activity and the volunteers’ estimated …

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Flood Resilience Alliance: Albania Country Briefing (Albanian)

Shqipëria është një vend që preket shpesh nga përmbytjet, reshjet e dendura dhe infrastruktura jo adekuate kanë rritur ashpërsinë e përmbytjeve gjatë 15 viteve të fundit kryesisht në zonën veri-perëndimore dhe jug-perëndimore ( konkretisht në zonën fushore të nën-Shkodrës, Lezhë dhe ultësirën perëndimore Fier, Vlorë, Lushnjë) si dhe rrëshqitjet e tokës që prekin fshatrat që …

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

As auxiliaries to national governments and as trusted partners, Red Cross National Societies around the world are involved in many disaster management initiatives. The Albanian Red Cross is actively pursuing the opportunities emerging from this position to connect our flood resilience work to other initiatives for wider reach and bigger impact. The Albanian Red Cross’ …

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

The Flood Resilience Measurement for Communities (FRMC) provides a holistic and systematic picture of communities’ strengths and gaps when it comes to flood resilience. To address many entry points for flood resilience building, working with partners is essential. Therefore, the Red Cross of Montenegro partnered with the municipality of Golubovci on a flood resilient infrastructure …

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