Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement based in Switzerland

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16 Oct 2017 description

The situation

Tropical Depression 23W developed in the Vietnam Eastern Sea (South China Sea). On 8 October, the level of danger was raised to orange, with high winds up to 40 mph. The storm brought heavy rain which caused land erosion and flooding to parts of central and northern Viet Nam since 9 October.

16 Oct 2017 description

Dhaka/Kuala Lumpur/Geneva, 16 October 2017 - A fully equipped field hospital opened today to provide vital health care to thousands of people from Myanmar living in dire conditions in Cox’s Bazar.

The 60-bed hospital, the size of two football fields, has three wards, an operating theatre, delivery suite with maternity ward, psychosocial support, an outpatient department and an isolation unit.

“Families have spent weeks in appalling conditions since fleeing Rakhine,” said Finnish Red Cross’ Dr Pentti Haatanen, the chief medical officer at the hospital.

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12 Oct 2017 description

Organizational context (where the job is located in the Organization)

11 Oct 2017 description

Community Epidemic and Pandemic Preparedness Program (CP3)

Global Consultant Roster

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Terms of Reference

Translator (French and English)

10 Oct 2017 description


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

09 Oct 2017 description

1. Antecedentes

La Federación Internacional de Sociedades de la Cruz Roja y la Media Luna Roja (FICR) es la red humanitaria más grande del mundo, que cuenta con 97 millones de voluntarios y colaboradores en 190 países.


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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.