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IPE Jan-Feb 2017

IPE Newsflash – Connect. Inspire. Engage Jan-Feb 2017 Welcome Amjad Saleem, new Manager of Inclusion, Protection and Engagement Our new manager, Amjad Mohamed Saleem for the Inclusion, Protection and Engagement team started on 1st February. Amjad comes to the job with a wealth of knowledge in social inclusion, peace building and interfaith dialogue and youth engagement. He is a political analyst on South Asian issues with expertise in Humanitarian and Development matters.  He is excited to be part of the IFRC. Join us to give a warm welcome to Amjad. New: Gender and Diversity Organisational Assessment Toolkit The Gender and Diversity Organisational Assessment Toolkit is the first IFRC tool that focuses on gender and diversity in organisational development (OD) to support National Societies to fulfil commitments to gender and diversity sensitivity and equity. The toolkit can be downloaded here and is organised in 4 main documents. #NotATarget Thousands of people, over 50 countries, 1 message: Aid workers and volunteers are #NotATarget. IFRC Youth links Humanitarian Education Learning Portal Learning platform Youth and volunteering – FedNet Do you have ideas to contribute to the NewsFlash?  Please contact us at youth.volunteering@ifrc.org User information To translate this message, you could consider using a free online translation service, such as Google Translate. Some links in the News Flash are targeting to contents on Fed Net. You need to enter your Fed Net user name and...

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PASSA Youth – Empowering young people as change agents in the 21st century

The Participatory Approach for Safe Shelter Awareness (PASSA) is a methodology developed by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) with the continuous support of the British Red Cross, which provides tools to communities to improve their living space, build safe houses and design better communities through a participatory approach geared towards adults.

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Press releases

Search recent press releases Europe, Norway IFRC statement on Oslo humanitarian conference Statement from Dr Fatoumata Nafo-Traoré, IFRC Regional Director for Africa, on the Oslo humanitarian conference on Nigeria and the Lake Chad region: “We are pleased and encouraged by the support offered today by donors and partners. In addition to the … 24 February 2017 Libya Libyan Red Crescent rescues dozens of vulnerable migrants from shipping container; recovers bodies of 13 Beirut/Geneva, 23 February 2017 – Volunteers from the Libyan Red Crescent have rescued 56 migrants from a metal shipping container that was discovered in the Libyan coastal city of Khoms, and recovered the bodies of 13 people who died from suffocation. … 23 February 2017 Norway Media advisory – IFRC experts available for interviews at Oslo humanitarian conference on crisis in northern Nigeria and Lake Chad region Red Cross and Red Crescent teams at work in every country in the Lake Chad region have been witness to years of unimaginable human suffering, while working to reach those in desperate need of humanitarian assistance. Dr Fatoumata Nafo-Traoré, the Inter … 23 February 2017 Libya News alert: Libyan Red Crescent recovers 74 bodies in northern Libya, PHOTOS AVAILABLE Beirut/Geneva, 21 February – The Libyan Red Crescent has recovered the bodies of 74 people who washed ashore yesterday (20 February), near Zawiya on Libya’s northern coast. Photos are available for...

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About the IFRC

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is the world's largest humanitarian network and is guided by seven Fundamental Principles: Humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, universality and unity.