Country: Mexico

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in MexicoDisaster 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/mexRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Mexico

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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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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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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COVID-19: Del distanciamiento físico al acercamiento comunitario

En atención a la pandemia por Covid-19 y a los consecuentes confinamientos, el Programa de Resiliencia ante Inundaciones de la Cruz Roja Mexicana, que forma parte de la Alianza Zurich de Resiliencia ante Inundaciones (ZFRA por sus siglas en inglés), suspendió todas las actividades comunitarias y presenciales. No obstante, el equipo de Resiliencia ante Inundaciones …

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COVID-19: From physical distancing to community approach

Facing the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdowns, the Flood Resilience Program of the Mexican Red Cross that is implemented as part of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance (ZFRA) had to stop all community and face-to-face activities. Instead, the flood resilience team developed and implemented the “Covid-19 Community Awareness Strategy”. This case study describes how the team …

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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.