Featured Stories

Exploring co-benefits: Community-centred resilience building in times of Covid-19

Jonathan Ulrich 18 May 2021

As Covid-19 continues to affect communities globally, humanitarian and development organizations need to adapt our way of working. This case study from the Red Cross in the Philippines shows how …

Exploring co-benefits: Community-centred resilience building in times of Covid-19 Read More »

Read More

Mapping the knowledge-building of a global network

Nesrine Aouinti 19 Apr 2021
Why are we mapping research? As a member of the Red Cross Red Crescent Research Consortium (RC3), the Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) devel...

Migrants hit an “invisible wall” in accessing COVID-19 care and vaccines

Nesrine Aouinti 06 Apr 2021
Originally posted on IFRC website: Geneva, 9 March 2021 – A new report released today documents an “invisible wall” that has blocked migrants fr...

Taking large-scale action to raise disaster risk awareness in Albania

Jonathan Ulrich 30 Mar 2021
On the latest International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Albanian Red Cross partnered with the National Agency for Civil Protection, the Minis...

Adaptability in Times of Covid-19: Exploring Digital Resilience Building

Jonathan Ulrich 26 Mar 2021
Traditional on-site and face-to-face resilience building activities are unavailable to humanitarian and development organizations due to the Coronavir...

The Blue Guide To Coastal Resilience, Protecting Coastal Communities Through Nature-based Solutions

Nesrine Aouinti 10 Feb 2021
On February 2, 2021, the Nature Conservancy published The Blue Guide to Coastal Resilience that provides Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) planners a...

Data Readiness Toolkit Launched to Build Competencies of National Societies

Celine Erickson 05 Jan 2021
New DATA READINESS TOOLKIT aims to build data competencies across the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement The Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) h...

More Stories

Filter
Highlights from UNFCCC Asia Pacific Climate Week: Nepal Red Cross Secretary General Aryal shares insights on how urban resilience programming shaped Nepal’s NAP
Lucy Price 12 Jul 2021
As auxiliaries to government and interlocuters to communities, National Societies are uniquely positioned to support governments National DRR, DRM and...
Climate Change Expands the Flooding Map
Mira Adam 08 Jul 2021
Climate Change Expands the Flooding Map Floods are considered the most common natural disaster in the United States. According to EPA ‘United...
New IFRC Report: Alarming Levels of Climate-related Displacement
Nesrine Aouinti 19 Mar 2021
Originally published on the IFRC website on March 16 2021. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) report, Respon...
Why Disaster Preparedness Cannot Wait
Tassia Stewart 30 Jun 2020
'Delay and pay, or plan and prosper', is the crystal clear message from IFRC Head, Jagan Chapagain and Andrew Steer, President and CEO of the World Re...
Carbon Offsets: A New Year’s Resolution for Every Humanitarian
Global Disaster Preparedness Center 18 Feb 2020
For many of us, identifying and planning better habits extend well beyond they first few days in the new year. In fact, it is probably more effective ...
Health and Climate Change: Taking Care of the Humanity at +2°C
Miguel Aguirre 24 Apr 2019
Originally publish on March 2019. View The World conference on Health and Climate Change organised by the French Red Cross took place in Cannes on 15 ...
Natural Disasters and Extreme Weather Top List of Most Likely and Impactful Risks in Next 10 Years
Natural Disasters and Extreme Weather Top List of Most Likely and Impactful Risks in Next 10 Years
Valerie Byer 17 Dec 2018
Natural disasters are among the greatest risks the world will face in the next 10 years, according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Re...
Asistencia Alimentaria para la Integración Social en Santander
Milagros Lopez 19 May 2017
Esta experiencia se desarrolla en Málaga, Santander, ubicada a 120 km de Bucaramanga, en Colombia, Unidad Médica de la Seccional. ORIGEN DE LA DIFIC...
Communicating and Preparing Rural Communities- The Case of Enlaza Mexico
Communicating and Preparing Rural Communities- The Case of Enlaza Mexico
Renata Barradas Gutierrez 28 May 2014
Communication is a key element in emergency response. Having access to communication before, during and after a disaster is the first element a vulner...