Disasters such as this earthquake in Haiti have severe psychosocial consequences. The emotional wounds may be less visible than the destruction of homes and physical infrastructure, but it often takes far longer to recover from the emotional and psychological impact than to overcome the material losses.
19 May 2016
Many communities in Northern Belize do not have access to basic necessities, such as proper latrines and running water. In a region that is prone to flooding, this can lead to issues around health and hygiene. The Belize Red Cross partnered with P...
Tags: Video, Resilience, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH)
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23 Jun 2016
After the Ministry of Health in Belize recently recorded new cases of Zika, the Red Cross carried out a zika awareness campaign in the Gungulung community. The Belize Red Cross led the intervention, with support from representatives of the American, ...
Tags: Other type of resource, PAPE, Resilience
12 Jan 2015
Matabo Mariti was diagnosed with HIV while pregnant in 2005. While Matabo and her son are both receiving treatment for the disease, food insecurity adds to the vulnerability of her family. See more at www.ifrc.org/silentdisasters
Tags: Video, Communicable Disease, Food Security