IFRC
Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement based in Switzerland

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18 Jan 2017 description

Last January 12, in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFCR) and the Argentine Red Cross signed an agreement Framework of cooperation with the White Helmets Commission (Comisión de los Cascos Blancos).

18 Jan 2017 description

Durante las operaciones de emergencia, es frecuente encontrarse con personas y organizaciones que ante la situación y viendo las condiciones de vulnerabilidad de las personas que fueron afectadas por el desastre, deciden ofrecer su aporte desinteresado para apoyar las gestiones de respuesta que están desarrollando las organizaciones humanitarias.

18 Jan 2017 description

Zambia Red Cross Society volunteers have been supporting asylum seekers from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) - since they arrived in late December 2016, until they began to be repatriated, in early January 2017.

In December 2016, there were reports of political tension in the second-largest country in Africa. And, as a result, some Congolese started fleeing to neighbouring Zambia.

18 Jan 2017 description

The Situation

Continuous heavy rains, that started pouring on 1 January 2017, have caused widespread flooding across 12 provinces in southern Thailand, killing dozens of people and leaving a trail of destruction. The affected provinces are Chumphon, Krabi, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Narathiwas, Pattani, Phatthalung, Prachaub Khirikhan, Ranong, Songkhla, Surat Thani, Trang and Yala.

18 Jan 2017 description

By MJ Evalarosa, IFRC

The Philippine Red Cross, together with the state health department, and with support from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), recently rolled out an orientation on the Surveillance in Post Extreme Emergencies and Disaster (SPEED) programme. SPEED is a mechanism activated during emergencies to provide real-time health information to around 65 Red Cross community volunteers in the provinces of Catanduanes, Albay, Camarines Sur and Marinduque.

Maps / Infographics

1,144 entries found

Jobs

7 entries found
18 Jan 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

18 Jan 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

17 Jan 2017 description

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is seeking independent consultant to conduct a final evaluation on relief and recovery interventions for Typhoon Nona operation, undertaken by the Philippine Red Cross (PRC).

16 Jan 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 Jan 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

5 entries found
20 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 05 Feb 2017 Training date: 27 Feb 2017 to 29 Apr 2017 International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Oxford Brookes University

This Master level short course in Humanitarian Shelter Coordination is offered by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in partnership with the Centre for Development and Emergency Practice (CENDEP) at Oxford Brookes University.

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).

02 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 28 Feb 2017 Training date: 17 Apr 2017 to 17 Apr 2018 International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences

The IFRC TISS Online Certificate course in Disaster Management provides an on line learning platform through the blend of academic excellence and practical experiences . It reaches individuals from various backgrounds.

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.