Document type: Policy document
The IFRC’s Minimum standards for protection, gender and inclusion (PGI) in emergencies is now its second edition. This edition is the result of three years of testing, revision and feedback from protection, gender and inclusion (PGI) and sectoral specialists, based on use in the field by Red Cross and Red Crescent staff and volunteers in many different humanitarian operations. In addition to new chapters (such as cash-based interventions), there is a stronger focus on sexual and gender-based violence and disability inclusion. This edition will be complemented by an expanded toolkit (under development) with practical resources to support the use of the standards in all operations.
During the 12 month reporting period, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies’ (IFRC) Disaster Law Programme (DLP) continued its work promoting legal preparedness for disasters.
Thematic funding for the IFRC consists of pooled funds to support the delivery of results in thematic areas, rather than specific programmes or projects. This provides the IFRC with the flexibility to direct the funds where they are needed, when they a …
There are 190 Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies around the globe – independent, local humanitarian organizations serving the world’s most vulnerable communities through their network of 160,000 local branches and 11.5 million volunteers.
When emergencies strike, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies works to support its member National Societies to deliver lifesaving assistance to vulnerable communities and to help them recover.