Everyone Counts: why gender parity and equality make us better humanitarians

By Prof. Cecile Aptel, Director of Policy, Strategy and Knowledge, IFRC Gender and diversity are about what we do, how we do it, and who we are as humanitarians. Diversity is at the heart of the Red Cross and Red Crescent network, which is made up of National...

Strengthening Regional Readiness – Caribbean Prepares for 2019 Hurricane Season

In readiness for the 2019 hurricane season five international organisations, based in the Caribbean, are working with national disaster offices and communities to strengthen disaster preparedness.

“Sometimes all they need is to be heard.” Volunteer profile – Senka Vuković, the Red Cross Society of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Although she’s been volunteering for more than 30 years, 70-year-old Senka Vuković is not yet tired of it. On the contrary, this retired teacher is full of life, very active and has a lot to offer to people around her.

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