Approvals of COVID-19 vaccines by regulatory authorities have given hope that an end to the acute phase of the pandemic is within reach. To realize the full potential of these vaccines, they must be distributed in an equitable manner that prioritizes...
IFRC guidance for involvement in COVID-19 vaccines introduction and clinical trials for candidate vaccines
This document outlines IFRC’s guidance for vaccine introduction and clinical trials, as well as the process for the approval and licensing of new COVID-19 vaccines. This was last updated on January 2021.
Let’s imagine what you can do when you’re back in school, back playing outside, and back with your friends. What activities can you think of? Share your ideas with friends and family. When things are back to normal, then you can pick an i...
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The Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami (GEJET) triggered the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident (Fukushima Daiichi accident) in 2011, radioactive materials were released into the air and the sea. This forced the residents to evacuate...
The Manual for Relief Activities under Nuclear Disasters was formulated for the Japanese Red Cross Society relief teams in the background of a nuclear emergency.
The Japanese Red Cross Society issued the “Nuclear Disaster Guidelines for Preparedness, Response and Recovery” (Guidelines) on March 30, 2015, and made some changes to them afterward, in March 2016 and November 2018. Based on the experiences and...
Moving Towards Children as Partners in Child Protection in COVID-19 Guide (From Participation to Partnerships)
At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, children and youth were facing unprecedented challenges caused by quarantine measures and school closure policies in nearly every country in the world. At the same time these challenges emerged, child-focused o...
Moving Towards Children as Partners in Child Protection in COVID-19 Guide – From Participation to Partnerships
Moving Towards Children as Partners in Child Protection in COVID-19 Guide – From Participation to Partnerships At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, children and youth were facing unprecedented challenges caused by quarantine measures and sch...
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This WHO document, is an update of the guidance published on 5 June 2020, includes new scientific evidence relevant to the use of masks for reducing the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and practical considerations