No Time For Doubt: Tackling Urban Risk

An overview of lessons and insights from the urban risk interventions of the Red Cross in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Includes case studies for :

  • Cali, Colombia — A case study of a project in the city of Cali, part of the Programme for Prevention and Support for Street Children and Youth (PANICA), supported by the Norwegian Red Cross and also implemented in other Colombian cities.
  • Kingston, Jamaica
  • Managua, Nicaragua

No Time For Doubt: Tackling Urban Risk
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