Theme: Disaster management
Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world with over 240 million in habitants. It consists of more than 17,500 islands, about one third of which are in habited. Disasters are never far from the people of Indonesia.
The Togolese Red Cross, German Red Cross and IFRC Climate Centre have been recognized in the ‘Edge of Government Award’ at the World Government Summit in Dubai for joint groundbreaking work on forecast-based financing.
Geneva, February 16, 2017—Tropical Cyclone Pam brought wide-spread devastation to the small Pacific island nation of Vanuatu nearly two years ago. It also brought an outpouring of aid, including 70 shipping containers of unrequested goods from well-int …
An unexpected cold wave hit Morocco in January, affecting estimated 900,000 people. The Moroccan Red Crescent is providing food, medicines, heaters, warm clothes, boots, blankets and mattresses for 10,000 people in regions of Oriental, Tangier-Tetouan and Fes-Taza, which are among the worst affected areas.
The purpose of this session is to provide an opportunity for participants to take stock of achievements, opportunities and challenges to effective Movement coordination in the MENA region. Furthermore, to identify areas of collaboration and engagement for greater effectiveness and efficiency in the Movement humanitarian response.
Emergency response teams, including search and rescue dog teams, respond to a fire and collapse of the Plasco Building, a shopping centre in downtown Tehran.
In October 2016, volunteers from Federation of Deaf Women Empowerment Network in Kenya attended a sexual and gender-based violence regional conference held in Nairobi by the Norwegian Red Cross and IFRC.
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 Global University of Islamic Finance (INCEIF), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to leverage Islamic Social Finance opportunities and develop strategies and fundraising tools in support of Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian aid programmes.
Through its Integrated Community Development Programme the Red Cross is improving people’s lives and building the resilience of communities across the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.