Country: United States of America

DemographicsCensus Bureau of the United StatesPast disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in the United StatesDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDRisk country profile from Index for Risk Management Disaster response and management data from ReliefWebRisk profiles and dataUN-ISDR overview of disaster risk in the United StatesGovernment policiesHFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements – http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/usaRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for the United States

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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Biological Hazards

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

Climate Change Expands the Flooding Map

Climate Change Expands the Flooding Map   Floods are considered the most common natural disaster in the United States. According to EPA ‘United States Environmental protection Agency,’ River Flooding is one of the Climate Change Indicators. This particular indicator examines changes in the size and frequency of inland river flood events in the United States. Climate Change has strongly expanded and shifted the Flooding Map!   The …

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Volunteer Opportunities with GDPC

We are opening recruitment for the following volunteer positions to support the work of GDPC: Applied Research Volunteer Virtual Event Planner Website Support (WordPress & SEO) Graphic Designer SharePoint Specialist Attached are the position descriptions for each role. To apply you must be eligible to be an American Red Cross volunteer.

WASH MY HANDS Jump with Jill Lyric Video

Jump with Jill educates kids about healthy habits, including hand washing! Do your kids need some extra motivation to wash their hands? Try playing our song to remind them when to stop and wash! #WashYourHandsSong #WashYourHands

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.