Country: Jamaica

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in JamaicaDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDRisk country profile from Index for Risk Management Damage and losses statistics from Disaster Information Management SystemsDisaster response and management data from ReliefWebGovernment policiesHFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements – http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/jamRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Jamaica

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.

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 …

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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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Communicating Climate Change: A Practitioner’s Guide

Climate & Development Knowledge Network’s (CDKN) guide to communicating climate change offers tips for practitioners to effectively communicate climate change and climate change adaptation and mitigation solutions, with a focus on convincing people of the need for immediate action.  The guide’s geographic focus is on climate communications in the Global South and draws from CDKN’s …

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