The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies are responding to a large wave of population movement, nearly 380,000 people fleeing from the Rakhine State of neighbouring Myanmar.
This guideline will show the necessity of sensible information provided during disaster as well as encourage GOs and NGOs to conduct live/phone-in programs.
The guide aims to enhance knowledge and capacity of the volunteers regarding communication with community in implementing disaster emergency response and recovery activities.
Torrential rains – the worst to hit Nepal in 15 years – have caused massive flooding and landslides across 31 districts of Nepal since 11 August, killing more than a hundred people.
Since 12 August, heavy monsoon rains have devastated the riverine region of India, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh. As a result, Bangladesh’s major river networks have overflowed, causing intense flooding in more than half of the country and affecting 7.4 million people.
In the aftermath of the devastating Tropical Cyclone Mora, the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society and the IFRC wish to support 50,000 of the most vulnerable affected people with water, sanitation and hygiene promotion; shelter, food security; livelihoods, and disaster risk reduction including early warnings.
Sri Lanka Red Cross Society, supported by the IFRC, is responding to a major flooding disaster that has affected over 650,000 people in 15 districts across the country. Since the onset of the disaster, Red Cross volunteers have been providing assistance including first aid, safe drinking water, and emergency sanitation.
Developing and implementing a policy to protect against sexual exploitation and abuse.
This poster provides safety tips in the case of a flood.
Navigating the muddy paths and hills of the Kutupalong settlement is a daily activity for 25 year old Bangladesh Red Crescent volunteer, Tamjid Hossen Naim. He and a group of two dozen other youth volunteers provide psychosocial support to newly arriving People from Rakhine State in northern Myanmar.