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Red Cross First Aid App Sees Boost From COVID-19 Content

Tassia Stewart 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 up the International Red Cross Red Crescent …

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Why Disaster Preparedness Cannot Wait

Tassia Stewart 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 ...

Eight Resources Families Can Use to Support Children During 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...

Tackling Social Stigma Around COVID-19

Bonnie Haskell Bonnie Haskell 13 Mar 2020
Ombretta Baggio, IFRC Senior Advisor, Community Engagement and Accountability In more than two months, the number of people confirmed to have been inf...

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 ...

10 Key Takeaways from the Immersive Technologies & Digital Games for School Disaster Preparedness Report

Celine Erickson 10 Feb 2020
The use of virtual reality simulations in a variety of training and pedagogical contexts is expanding, reflective of an upward trend in immersive tech...

Disaster Preparedness: Lessons Learned from the LAC region

Miguel Aguirre Miguel Aguirre 10 Oct 2019
As part of the project “LARRA Actividades de Reducción de Riesgo de Latinoamérica,” the American Red Cross in coordination with the Nat...

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Using Maps to Prepare in Uganda
Using Maps to Prepare in Uganda
Jessica Ports Robbins Jessica Ports Robbins 12 May 2014
The use of mapping technology can enhance preparedness activities by helping Red Cross national societies and other partners visualize hazards and ris...
Protecting the Tourist Economy in Coastal Ecuador
Protecting the Tourist Economy in Coastal Ecuador
Global Disaster Preparedness Center 12 May 2014
In coastal Ecuador, tourism is an important part of the local economy. Prone to earthquakes and tsunamis, community members have made it a priority to...