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17 Feb 2017 description

By MJ Evalarosa, IFRC

Residents in the city of Surigao were shaken awake from their sleep on Friday, 10 February, after a 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck the northernmost province in Mindanao.

The shallow earthquake created strong tremors that caused damage to buildings, infrastructure and disrupted communications lines, affecting some 30,800 people. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council reported that the earthquake killed at least eight people and injured over 200.

17 Feb 2017 description

Suva / Kuala Lumpur, 17 February, 2017 – One year after Tropical Cyclone Winston struck Fiji, many survivors are still struggling to recover, says Fiji Red Cross. According to Red Cross Director General, Filipe Nainoca, significant progress has been made since the Category 5 cyclone hit on 20 February, 2016, but some people in the worst affected areas of the country are still living in tents or temporary shelters.

16 Feb 2017 description

A. Situation Analysis

Description of the Disaster

For the time being, weather conditions in the country have improved and no further damage from the rains has been detected, which has allowed communities to begin the post-emergency recovery phase; the Red Cross Society of Panama is continuously monitoring the affected areas through its provincial branches.

Maps / Infographics

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Jobs

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15 Feb 2017 description

Terms of Reference for: Drought Operation Timor Leste 2016 Evaluation

Purpose: The National Society of Timor Leste Cruz Vermhela Timor Leste (CVTL) and the International Federation Red Cross Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) seek to identify and document the key successes and challenges of the drought appeal and operation of MDRTP004.

Audience: The findings will be considered by CVTL and IFRC to inform future planning and readiness to successfully undertake similar operations in the future.

Training

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27 Jan 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 26 Mar 2017 Training date: 24 Apr 2017 to 01 Jul 2017 International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies, Oxford Brookes University

This Master level short course in Shelter & Settlements in emergencies (Natural Disasters) is offered by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in partnership with the Centre for Development and Emergency Practice (CENDEP) at Oxford Brookes University.

This course draws upon IFRC’s experience on shelter and settlements response in a humanitarian crisis after natural disasters at country level.

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.