IFRC
Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement based in Switzerland

All Updates

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27 Apr 2017 description

A. Situation Analysis

Description of the Emergency According to the National Hurricane Centre in Miami, Hurricane Otto entered Costa Rican territory as a Category 2 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale (wind gusts up to 175 km/h) on 24 November 2016 at 13:00 hrs. local time, close to the town of Los Chiles. This qualified Otto as the southernmost hurricane on record to hit Central America.

27 Apr 2017 description

This Operation Update n° 3 gives an account of the humanitarian situation and the response carried out by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Red Cross Society (DPRK RCS) during the period between 12 September 2016 and 12 March 2017, as per revised emergency plan of action (EPOA) with the support of IFRC to meet the needs of floods affected families of North Hamgyong Province in DPRK.

SUMMARY

Maps / Infographics

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Jobs

3 entries found
24 Apr 2017 description

1. PURPOSE

  1. The consultant will focus on mapping out the existing financial service providers and its partners in the country of which result shall inform further the cash preparedness of the PRCS. The consultant will focus in the following during the fieldwork/scoping:

  2. Mapping or “Stock taking”

    • Which service providers are present and available?

    • What are the different technologies they offer for electronic transfers?

    • What are the capacity/coverage/costs of the above?

19 Apr 2017 description

Background

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian organization, with 190 member National Societies. As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.

Organizational Context

19 Apr 2017 description

Background

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian organization, with 190 member National Societies. As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.

Organizational Context

Training

3 entries found
14 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 22 Sep 2017 Training date: 25 Sep 2017 to 01 Sep 2019 International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies, University of Manchester

About the collaborative programme

The Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI) at The University of Manchester, UK, is proud to offer an affordable professional online programme in Global Health, in partnership with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

14 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 22 Sep 2017 Training date: 25 Sep 2017 to 30 Sep 2018 International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies, University of Manchester

About the course

The Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI) at The University of Manchester, UK, is proud to offer an affordable professional online programme in Global Health, in partnership with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

10 Oct 2014 description

The 3 hours interactive course, focuses on security and safety related aspects for Red Cross Red Crescent personnel undertaking humanitarian field operations. It includes a number of modules such as security and beneficiary interaction, field movement, vehicle safety, telecommunications, working in insecure environments, health, personal security and Red Cross Red Crescent security framework.

The course is free of charge and applies to any humanitarian local staff or volunteer interested in enhancing their security knowledge.