Rural homes in China that lack sanitation face health and hygiene issues, particularly during the flooding season. Red Cross programs, supported by the International Federation and funded by the European Commission Humanitarian Aid Department, have brought clean water, sanitation, and awareness through the Chinese Red Cross Vulnerability Reduction Program. This program targeted flood prone villages, combining a water and sanitation response with health education and disaster preparedness.
13 Apr 2015
Ecuador.- Desde septiembre de 1999 la Provincia de Tungurahua experimentó un fenómeno natural como lo es el inicio de la Erupción del Volcán Tungurahua. Este proceso eruptivo hizo que los moradores que vivían en las faldas del volcán y sus cerc...
Tags: Video, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Resilience, Volcano
23 Sep 2015
Emerging Explorer Patrick Meier pioneers the lifesaving new field of crisis mapping, which is helping revolutionize the effectiveness of relief efforts worldwide.
Tags: Video, Crisis Mapping
09 Jan 2015
A mother of ten struggles to feed her family in southern Niger. The drought has led to a food crisis meaning half the population has limited access to food. The Red Cross is providing food and seeds to help 385,000 people but more support is needed.I...
Tags: Video, Drought, Food Security