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23 Jun 2017 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Some 165 Senegalese migrants who were in detention centres in Libya have been repatriated to Senegal on June 6, 2017. The International Organization of Migrants (IOM) organized their return, in collaboration with the Senegalese authorities and the Directorate of the Senegalese living abroad of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Most migrants were held in overcrowded detention centres without adequate access to clean water, food, toilets and basic health services.

22 Jun 2017 description

A new study suggests that Red Cross volunteers potentially averted more than 10,000 cases of Ebola during the 2013-2016 West Africa outbreak. The study measures for the first time the amazing impact of safe and dignified burial (SDB) teams, and highlights the incredibly important role of community health workers during a health emergency.

22 Jun 2017 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Heavy rains during the period of January-March 2017 within the Cuvelai River Basin in Angola and localized rainfalls in Oshana, Oshikoto, Ohangwena, Omusati resulted in localized flooding in Iishana (shallow flood plains).

22 Jun 2017 description

This bulletin is being issued for information only, and reflects the current situation and details available at this time. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is not seeking funding or other assistance from donors for this operation. The Portuguese Red Cross will, however, accept direct assistance to provide support to the affected population through its national appeal (see details below).

The Situation

Maps / Infographics

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Jobs

5 entries found
20 Jun 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

16 Jun 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

15 Jun 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

13 Jun 2017 description

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) seeks to appoint a:

Title: Consultant for Endline study of the Regional Resilience Initiative (RRI)

Reports to: DRR Senior Project Manager

Duration: July 2017 to March 2018 (Maximum of 83 days)

Purpose:

IFRC globally and in Asia Pacific

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.