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Updates

23 entries found
23 Mar 2015 description
report RedR UK

I have been taught that if I see a person unconscious I should remove anything dangerous and check if they are breathing, clear the airway then check circulation by checking their pulse. I will then put them in the recovery position and wait for help to arrive.'

Sawera Saad is eight years old. She attends school in Pakistan’s Lower Dir region, an area where natural and man-made disasters are a real risk.

16 Mar 2015 description
report RedR UK

16 March 2015

RedR is responding to the devastation wreaked upon Vanuatu by cyclone Pam, sending experts on food, shelter, water, and child protection.

The category five storm, which ripped through the island nation on 13th-14th March, has been described as a ‘monster that has hit Vanuatu,’ by the Pacific nation state’s president, Baldwin Lonsdale.

He added: ‘All the development which has taken place (here) has been wiped out.’

15 Dec 2014 description
report RedR UK

This paper has been commissioned by RedR to identify gaps in skills, technology, and knowledge in urban humanitarian response in order to inform RedR’s project Ready to Respond which is looking to address these gaps in two specific areas:

09 Dec 2014 description
report RedR UK

On Saturday 6th December, the first RedR UK-trained NHS staff left the UK to help the fight against Ebola.

The 26 Doctors, nurses and paramedics, who have volunteered to live and work in Sierra Leone spent a week learning humanitarian skills including safety and security, and psychological support.

12 May 2014 description
report RedR UK

‘I carried my nephews through the surges the typhoon caused. I was a council worker, but I found myself up to my neck in water, with two boys raised above my head to keep them safe.’ Kenneth Renera was one of the estimated 11 million people caught in and affected by Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines on November 8-9 2013.

Today, thanks in part to RedR UK, he is one of millions of Philippines nationals working to ensure he, his community, and his country recover, and are better protected in future.

Training

19 entries found
30 Apr 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 25 Sep 2015 Training date: 12 Oct 2015 to 16 Oct 2015 RedR UK

Given the insecure and often rapidly changing environments in which aid agencies work, safety and security management is not an optional extra - it needs to be at the heart of humanitarian programmes. This five-day course will enable participants to identify the key requirements for managing security in an organisational framework, and practice essential techniques in risk management and crisis response.

19 Jan 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 02 Jul 2015 Training date: 10 Jul 2015 RedR UK

About the course

This 1 day training course aims to improve the understanding of the role of guards and to ensure the
standardized practices and procedural responses that keep sites and people safe are followed in both
standard and emergency situations.

What does the workshop cover?
By the end of the course participants will be able to:

19 Jan 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 22 Jun 2015 Training date: 29 Jun 2015 to 30 Jun 2015 RedR UK

About the course

19 Jan 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 06 Jul 2015 Training date: 13 Jul 2015 RedR UK

About the course

19 Jan 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 29 Jun 2015 Training date: 06 Jul 2015 to 09 Jul 2015 RedR UK

About the Course