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. Volunteers with the Red Cross Society of Guinea have experienced this resistance, but through continued engagement, barriers are slowly being broken down.
Overcoming fear in Ebola-affected communities
23 Oct 2017
The Fifth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction was the first occasion for the world to come together and discuss early progress on implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, adopted by UN Member States i...
Tags: Awareness material, Disaster Law, Risk Assessment, Urban Risk Reduction
07 May 2014
This leaflet presents key messages and facts on hunger in the context of World Food Day in 2010. It also describes the links between hunger and climate change and risks for food security in a changing climate. Finally, the leaflet details what Nation...
Tags: Awareness material, Climate Change Adaptation, Food Security
21 Nov 2014
Location: Kriva Palanka, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.In November 2012, the Red Cross of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia helped facilitate a group of community members and volunteers in Kriva Palanka to produce a participatory vide...
Tags: Video, Climate Change Adaptation