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Country: Americas

Ignite Stage: IFRC is putting communities at the centre of our work

On March 9, 2017, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) participated at the IGNITE Stage within the framework of the Fifth Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas (RP17). The presentation titled “Putting Communities at the Center of Our Work: a Guide to Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA)” centered on sharing the CEA Guide produced by the Movement and a prevention video and CEA tool produced by the IFRC Zika Operation.

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Analysis of Volunteering and Youth in the Americas – 2016

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.

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Americas

The IFRC’s Americas Regional Office works in support of 35 National Red Cross. Through its Country Cluster Support Teams and its technical unit, it provides coordination, financial and technical support for disaster operations and longer term development programmes throughout the region.

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The IFRC’s Americas Regional Office works in support of 35 National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. Through its extensive network of offices, it provides coordination, financial and technical support for disaster operations and longer term development programmes throughout the region.

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