Public Awareness and Public Education

The Weather of Hell: Experience of Italian Red Cross During 2023 Heat waves

2023 was officially named the hottest year on record, marked by scorching heatwaves across the globe. As the frequency and intensity of heatwaves are projected to rise, it is crucial to prepare and reduce risks to save lives. The Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) asked National Red Cross Red Crescent (RCRC) Societies to reflect on […]

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Young, lawless and promising – stories about finding the way out of youth crime

The purpose of the report “Young, lawless and promising” is to strengthen knowledge about how we as a society can better prevent in general and prevent relapse into crime for youth who have been involved in youth crime. The Red Cross has conducted in-depth interviews with 13 people aged 18 to 36 who in their

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Common Alerting Protocol – RCRC Workshop – 07 October 2021

Common Alerting Protocol Workshop 2021 for Red Cross Red Crescent (RCRC) October 7th, 2021, the event was held virtually. It was sponsored by IFRC, the Global Disaster Preparedness Center, The IFRC Climate Centre, and USAID. Agenda Intro and Wrap up slides Introducing the Common Alerting Protocol Slides Introducing the Risk-informed Early Action Partnership (REAP) Presentation

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The IFRC Alert Hub Initiative Spurs Innovation for Effective Emergency Alerting

An amazing surge of innovations in emergency alerting is happening now to ensure accurate and actionable emergency alerts reach communities around the world. New communications technology and international standards have tremendously improved all-media and all-hazard public warnings that can save lives and livelihoods.   As part of its long-standing ambitions to ensure that ‘last mile’

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1st Asia Pacific Regional Heatwave Meeting: Key Recommendations and Call to Action

1st Asia Pacific Regional Heatwave Meeting : a collective success of policy, praxis, research, and humanitarian leadership Heatwaves, or silent disasters, are increasingly common and can seriously affect human health, well-being, and livelihood. In the past decade severe heatwaves have claimed numerous lives in Asia Pacific. Heatwave exposure will continue to increase, even in countries

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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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“Doing No Harm” in the Digital Age

New technologies continue to present great risks and opportunities for humanitarian action. To ensure that their use does not result in any harm, humanitarian organisations must develop and implement appropriate data protection standards, including robust risk assessments. However, this requires a good understanding of what these technologies are, what risks are associated with their use,

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