Theme: Psychosocial support
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is deeply shocked and saddened following the death yesterday of a German Red Cross psychologist in the city of Saarbrücken.
The We Love Manchester Emergency Fund has raised £10.2 million since its launch two weeks ago by Manchester City Council and the British Red Cross.
Loneliness is one of the major humanitarian challenges in Norway. As many as every fifth person in the country report that they are feeling lonely regardless of their age. Elsa Marie Skau from Oslo used to be one of them.
Not so long ago, David Crane experienced a breakdown, triggered by the deaths of several people close to him. He moved away for a fresh start – but his feelings of loneliness and isolation moved with him.
Red Cross and Red Crescent volunteers around the world provide community-based psychosocial support alongside first aid, food and shelter in an emergency. See some of the project making a difference in peoples’ emotional lives every day.
This leaflet provides information on extreme stress, its symptoms and ways to cope, as well as a story on coping with loss and depression.
This flyer provides Red Cross volunteers and staff with information about psychological first aid.
During of a day full of fun and joy, Jordan National Red Crescent Society, in cooperation with the Danish Red Cross, held a family day for Jordanian, Syrian and Iraq families who came together to enjoy the nice weather in Green Field park in Amman.
An innovative cooperation between Red Cross Red Crescent and Red Noses International ensures children, and adults alike, learn the importance of good hygiene amid fun and laughter.
A furry red head is peeking around the side of the tent, and puppeteer Chris Lynch tells the children if they want to see Elmo they have to wake him up. “Wake up Elmo!”, they yell, louder and louder until gradually the whole body of the Sesame Street monster appears.