The IFRC’s Americas Regional Office works in support of 35 National Red Cross. Through its Country Cluster Support Teams and its technical unit, it provides coordination, financial and technical support for disaster operations and longer term development programmes throughout the region.

Latest news from Americas

Granny Ana is one of the most beloved characters in the community of Mirador de la Lagunita. Ana, with 94 years, cannot walk by herself anymore.

15 March 2019

Since she wakes up until she goes to bed, Jane Pacheco focuses all her energy and resources on stimulating and taking care of little Milagros, her two-year old daughter.

13 March 2019

Between laughs and gestures of gratitude towards the volunteers of the Venezuelan Red Cross, María Elena dreams of a healthy and happy community.

11 March 2019

Gladys began volunteering at the Honduran Red Cross as a student at the University; the Honduran Red Cross was the first organization where she began to develop what she had learned in the career of Psychology.

11 March 2019
Venezuela Red Cross volunteers and staff respond to the needs of the population. Photo: Venezuelan Red Cross

For the Red Cross, responding to the most urgent needs of the Venezuelan population is the number one priority. The Venezuelan Red Cross has a 124-year presence in the country, providing assistance and relief through its network of 24 branches, eight h …

1 March 2019

 

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  • Director: Walter Cotte
  • Deputy Director: Jan Gelfand

Country cluster support teams

  • South Cone and Brazil Country Cluster: Alexandre Claudon
  • Andean Country Cluster: Michele Detomaso
  • Central America Country Cluster: Nelson Aly / El Salvador – Guatemala: Marissa Soberanis / Panama: Roxana Trigo
  • Latin Caribbean Country Cluster: Ines Brill
  • English speaker Caribbean: Josephine Shield-Recass

The Zika, dengue and chikungunya prevention toolkit is intended to be used with the Zika, dengue and chikungunya prevention modules. The toolkit features full-colour imagery, interactive formats and games material to teach all audiences according to the methodology suggested in the module guides.

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