Theme: Disaster management
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.
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.
Micronesia Red Cross Society is preparing for the upcoming typhoon season by checking its stock of emergency relief Items. The Red Cross has a total of 5 disaster containers prepositioned across the states with enough emergency aid to help a total of 6 …
In order to prepare people for possible disaster, the global Red Cross and Red Crescent network has joined forces with the United Nations Development Fund and USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance to alert residents to the danger and recommend actions to take before, during, and after the collapse of the dam.
From Red Cross Red Crescent Magazine: Communication, community engagement and preparedness are key as more National Societies use cash in emergency response.
IPE Newsflash – Connect. Inspire. Engage December 2016 International Volunteer Day 2016, 5 December On International Volunteer Day, we give thanks to every one of our volunteers, whose dedication and talent is an inspiration to us all. This amazing …