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Berkeley Disaster Lab Academics Mobilize AI Solutions to Confront Climate Change Disruptions.

Celine Erickson 09 Apr 2022

“Sixty percent of the twenty-five countries most affected by climate change are affected by conflicts and wars. Climate hazard adaptation is lacking in the humanitarian landscape*.” Patrick Youssef, Regional Director, …

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Considering the updated DMERL Framework: A conversation between HQ and the field

Kristin Helz 01 Jun 2022
Nir Dahal (MEL Delegate, Philippines Delegation) and Kristin Helz (Sr. DMERL Advisor at NHQ) are both professionals in the DMERL field (Design, Monito...

Green belts for drought recovery and food security in Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya

Nesrine Aouinti 18 May 2022
Hazard: Drought Solution: Land rehabilitation High-level results: Five green belts have been restored, increasing forest cover by over 70 hectares, pr...

The IFRC Alert Hub Initiative Spurs Innovation for Effective Emergency Alerting.

Celine Erickson 29 Apr 2022
An amazing surge of innovations in emergency alerting is happening now to ensure accurate and actionable emergency alerts reach communities around the...

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National Society Preparedness: COVID-19 Success Stories
Nesrine Aouinti 25 Mar 2022
This document is originally posted on the IFRC official website on March 17,2022 here. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Soci...
Exploring co-benefits: Community-centred resilience building in times of Covid-19
Zurich Flood Alliance 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 fro...
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...
Adaptability in Times of Covid-19: Exploring Digital Resilience Building
Zurich Flood Alliance 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...
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...
How Digital Transformation in Humanitarian Assistance is Impacting the Global COVID-19 Response.
Celine Erickson 28 Sep 2020
Preserving the four principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, and independence, generally referred to as the humanitarian principles, is vital...
Red Cross First Aid App Sees Boost from COVID-19 Content
Red Cross First Aid App Sees Boost From COVID-19 Content
Tassia Stewart 18 Sep 2020
Creating lifesaving impact is the ultimate goal of any humanitarian organization, and this is especially true for the 192 National Societies that make...
8 Resources Families Can Use to Support Children in the Pandemic
Celine Erickson 27 May 2020
According to the World Bank, the COVID-19 pandemic is causing more than 1.6 billion children and youth to be out of school in 161 countries. This is c...