The Antigua and Barbuda Red Cross, the St Kitts and Nevis Red Cross Society, and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) are responding to the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma across the Caribbean.
The Colombian Red Cross and IFRC team screened an animated video and held a conversation with the community on Zika prevention and awareness.
The Canadian Red Cross in close cooperation with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, has developed its CERA Project “Capacity Building for Emergency Response in the Americas”.
The Zika, dengue and chikungunya prevention school / youth module is intended for volunteers, educators, and peer educators teaching children from ages 7 – 16 in a school or youth club setting about the transmission, symptoms, treatment and prevention methods to address Zika, dengue and chikungunya (ZDC).
The Zika, dengue and chikungunya prevention community module is intended for volunteers teaching and coaching adults (ages 17 +) about the transmission, symptoms, treatment and prevention methods to address Zika, dengue and chikungunya (ZDC).
The Zika, dengue and chikungunya prevention toolkit is intended to be used with the Zika, dengue and chikungunya prevention modules.
This review looks at how these tools have been deployed, how effective they have been, and suggests some next steps for furthering their impact in the future, both in Haiti and around the world.
Our volunteers are the driving force behind our humanitarian work and the most valuable asset that National Societies have. Millions of people around the world unite efforts around the Red Cross to prevent and ease human suffering. Each member of this volunteer force is a fundamental piece in our organization.