Over the past 20 years, disasters due to natural hazards have affected 4.4 billion people, claimed 1.3 million lives and caused 2 trillion US dollars in economic losses. These disasters not only brought death and destruction, they did so disproportionately to the poor and marginalised. They have become one of the main threats to sustainable development on a global scale, yet they are preventable.
21 Nov 2014
To deal with the impact of climate change, adaptation in the farming sector needs to be varied and diversified, according to differing limitation, to minimize damage and loss. A proper policy on adaptation needs to be promoted at all levels. This vid...
Tags: Video, Climate Change Adaptation
25 Nov 2014
Community Based Health and First Aid (CBHFA) is a Red Cross Red Crescent community-based approach that engages communities and their volunteers in the use simple tools adapted to local context to address the priority needs and to empower them to be i...
Awareness material, Video
23 Mar 2015
One year since the confirmed Ebola outbreak in Guinea, a lot of fear and stigma remain in communities affected by the disease. Some communities prevent responders from entering, mistakenly believing they are responsible for spreading the virus. Volun...
Tags: Awareness material, Video, Communicable Disease