Country: Guinea

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in GuineaDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDRisk country profile from Index for Risk Management Disaster response and management data from ReliefWebGovernment policiesHFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper – http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/ginRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Guinea

WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2018

The World Metereological Organization (WMO) marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate, which was first issued in 1194. The 2019 edition treating data for 2018 marks sustained international efforts dedicated to reporting on, analysing and understanding the year-to-year variations and long-term trends of a changing climate. Some …

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Preparedness for Effective Response

Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) is a cyclical approach for a National Society (NS) to systematically assess, measure, and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of its response system in order to take remedial actions. The PER approach puts the National Society in the driver’s seat to construct a work-plan that, when implemented, will strengthen its …

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Learning from the Ebola Response in cities: Responding in the context of quarantine

As part of ALNAP’s Learning from the Ebola Response in cities, this paper describes approaches toquarantine in urban Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. It focuses in particular on how humanitariansnavigated the context of urban quarantine, what worked and what didn’t and what can be learnt forfuture public health emergencies in urban contexts. This paper does …

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UNISDR Annual Report 2016

The year 2016 was transformative for UNISDR – internally, UNISDR aligned its work in support of the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 with the organisational vision of its new senior management team. This resulted in the implementation of a new Strategic Framework 2016-2021, Work Programme 2016-2019 and a change management …

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Beyond Ebola: From Dignified Response to Dignified Recovery

The geographical spread in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has brought enormous challenges.  Urban  and  rural,  from  hotspots  in  the  slums  of  capital  cities  to  others  in  remote  country sides,  it  has  even  caused  concern  that  sudden  surges  might  be  missed or rapid response capacity might simply be insufficient. The  numbers  are  truly  horrific:  over  …

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The Story of Ebola

This animation—produced by Global Health Media Project in collaboration with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, UNICEF, and Yoni Goodman—brings to life key messages that help people see and understand how Ebola spreads and how to protect themselves and their communities. Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZI-FayZkvg  Download link: http://globalhealthmedia.org/videos/   Video Link