Alphabetical listing of details of National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
It is widely acknowledged that disasters affect women, men, boys, and girls in different ways. Socio-economic conditions, traditional practices, and cultural beliefs, often mean that women and their children are disproportionately affected; facing increased risk of death, injury, loss of livelihoods and sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV).
The 2017 Asia Pacific Disaster Law Snapshot looks at the benefits of having a good disaster law, provides an overview of the ongoing and completed work of the Disaster Law Programme in Asia Pacific, and lists the resources and tools available.
The survey focuses on questions to migrants and refugees concerning the quality and quantity of the services provided by the Red Cross in the camps of Nea Kavala, Lavrio, Skaramagkas and Ritsona, regarding health and safety as an overall feeling in the diﬀerent camps.
The IFRC’s Disaster Law Programme assists National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to support their authorities in developing and applying state of the art disaster-related legislation, policies and procedures.
This report was drafted at the request of the IFRC and the Colombian Red Cross Society in cooperation with the Department of Risk Management of the Colombian Ministry of Justice and the Interior.
This report outlines the results of a country case study undertaken during December 2016 in Zimbabwe. It is part of a global IFRC initiative on ‘Effective law and policy for addressing gender in disaster risk management and sexual and gender-based viol …
Nepal witnessed a devastating earthquake on 25th April 2015 that claimed the lives of more than 8,000 people. Hundreds of thousands of people were left homeless and amongst them were high numbers of women, children and older persons, people with disabilities and minorities.
This report aims to help ll a gap in knowledge on the effectiveness of national laws, policies and institutional frameworks in supporting gender equality in disaster risk management (DRM) and in preventing and responding to sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in disasters.
Based on qualitative information collected from primary and secondary sources, this case study looks at gender equality in laws and policies and the issue of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in the context of disasters in Ecuador.