Type: Report

Healthy Pandemic Resilient Cities

Most of the world’s cities have spent considerable time and effort enhancing their resilience against a whole host of threats and risks, particularly relating to climate change, extreme weather events and rising sea levels. But until now, the potentially devastating impact of a pandemic had not played a large role in collective thinking about planning, …

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Covid-19 and Migration Update – Middle East and North Africa

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to have a profound impact on the regional dynamics of migration and mobility, with profound health, social and economic consequences for the most vulnerable, including migrants, displaced populations and their communities. reception, and returnees. This update covers a period of 4 months: January – April 2020  

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Least Protected, Most Affected: Migrants and refugees facing extraordinary risks during the COVID-19 pandemic was officially launched for an external audience in Geneva today (10 September) by IFRC President, Francesco Rocca. Speaking to journalists in Geneva, President Rocca, said: “COVID-19 has been cruel for all of us. It has been catastrophic for migrants. They face even more restrictions in terms of accessing …

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IOM Policy Paper on Cross-border mobility and COVID-19

Further to the UN Secretary General Brief focused on COVID-19 and People on the Move, we are pleased to bring to your attention the Policy Paper issued by IOM on ‘Cross-border mobility amid and post COVID-19’.   Based on a review of presently available evidence on migration and health-related impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the brief encompasses the short and medium term challenges and selected solutions for human mobility; possible and preferred scenarios for promoting coordinated and ‘healthy’ reopening of borders and lifting of travel restrictions, and longer term recommendations for migration and health policies in …

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Emergency Sahel Shelter; Warehouse and Natural Fibre versions (IFRC SRU, 2017)

West Africa has faced and continues to face frequent episodes of population movement. The National Societies of the Red Cross Cross of West Africa are often called upon to intervene at the frontline during each crisis. There is therefore a need to equip them with shelter solutions designed in a participatory and innovative way, upstream …

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Uganda – Shelter Field Assessment; DRC population movement (2018)

The URCS (with IFRC assistance) needs support to help thousands of vulnerable refugees who have fled violence in DRC and are now living in camps located South East Albert Lake. Ethnic violence’s have forced thousands of people to seek safety in neighboring Uganda since December 2017. The challenges are diverse and multi-sectorial, the URCS and …

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IFRC-SRU exhibition during the RCRC Movement General Assembly and Statutory Meeting (2017)

Held in Antalya from Nov. 04th until Nov. 11th 2017 with the support of the Turkish Red Crescent The 21st session of the GA and the statutory meeting is a platform for National Societies to discuss the strategic direction of the RC movement for the coming years. Taking advantage of this major event, the IFRC-SRU …

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