Topic: Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH)

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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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

Asian Pacific Urban Resilience Hub – Resources

The Asian Pacific Urban Resilience Hub develops guidance material, case studies, and reports to help National Societies in the region to be prepared.  Find the latest resources in the following list: Building resilience in Asia and the Pacific (2010) The IFRC Road Map to community resilience (2017)  Asian Pacific Urban Resilience Hub https://preparecenter.org/activities/asian-pacific-urban-community-resilience-hub#overlay-context=resources/asian-pacific-urban-resilience-hub-resources

Environmental Field Advisor Deployment in an Emergency Response

After a massive influx of refugees from Myanmar into Cox’s Bazar district, Bangladesh, an Environmental Field Advisor (EFA) has been deployed to help cope with the environmental impact and ensure emergency response activities do not further exacerbate damage to the area.  The deployment comes as part of the IFRC’s Green Response Initiative, which seeks to …

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Call for Applications: Interdisciplinary Pressure Cooker on Risk Communication at UR2018

Are you interested in risk communication? The 2018 Understanding Risk Forum is hosting an intensive event for interdisciplinary teams to test their innovative, creative, scientific and technological skills to co-develop risk communication solutions to real world challenges facing local decision makers. The “pressure cooker” is aimed at young professionals and students (under 35) and mentors …

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PHAST, as Explained by a Community Facilitator in Northern Belize

Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation (PHAST) helps communities improve their hygiene and sanitation practices, which ultimately helps to improve their health. In this video, one of the community facilitators from Trial Farm, Belize, gives a quick summary of what PHAST is all about. The Belize Red Cross organizes PHAST trainings in various communities as part …

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