A man in a woolly knitted cap stumbles and lurches his way through the audience seated on the ground and on to the makeshift stage; two women squabble as they try to fill their plastic bucket at an imaginary water tap.
One year after the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador, the Ecuadorian Red Cross (ERC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have supported thousands of families to recover and rebuild their lives.
Immediately responding following the quake, Red Crescent teams have helped close to 5,000 people in need, distributing tonnes of relief items and shelter supplies
Iran’s Razavi Khorasan province was been struck by a 6.1 magnitude on the morning of 5 April 2017. At least two people have died due to the quake, with several others injured. Iranian Red Crescent teams have responded.
This documents provides guidance and answers to FAQs during the Nepal Earthquake. It can be adapted to other emergency contexts.
This flyer provides people with information about what the relief package will include, who it is for, how to obtain it and where the distribution is at, along with other important information. The document comes with 4 flyers on the same page.
Basantapur, an hour from the town of Ramechhap, east of the Nepalese capital Kathmandu, is home to Chanda Maya Sunuwara. She has spent most of her adult life here. She has seen many changes and is now getting a brand new toilet for her family.
This review looks at how these tools have been deployed, how effective they have been, and suggests some next steps for furthering their impact in the future, both in Haiti and around the world.
An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale hit Iran’s southern city of Khonj in Fars province, killing four people and injuring four others. Those killed were Afghan nationals, living in a house in Khonj.
The Nepal Red Cross Society is helping survivors of the most recent earthquake recover with support for building new homes, restoring and improving health services and hygiene and helping people restore their livelihoods, as well as preparing for future disasters.