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18 Oct 2018 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

On 5 May 2018, the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, MARN (for its acronym in Spanish) reported the occurrence of a seismic swarm between the municipalities of Chirilagua (department of San Miguel), Intipucá and El Carmen (department of La Union).

18 Oct 2018 description

“The lady was crying inconsolably while she was returning the phone”, says a volunteer from the Peruvian Red Cross who is in the Restoring Family Links (RFL) post that is located in the Binational Border Care Center (CEBAF in Spanish) in Tumbes, northern border of Peru with Ecuador.

18 Oct 2018 description

The Mexican Red Cross is ready to offer humanitarian assistance, should migrants who participate in the caravan to the north of Mexico enter the country. More than 50 volunteers are in Tapachula, Chiapas, to provide humanitarian assistance.

The volunters of the institution will work with this vulnerable group applying its principles of Humanity, Impartiality and Neutrality with the sole objective of alleviating the suffering of people.

18 Oct 2018 description

Palu / Geneva, 18 October 2018 - Three weeks after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake and tsunami struck Sulawesi on 28 September, a massive effort is under way to distribute 215 metric tons of relief items (equivalent to the weight of 107 medium-sized cars) before monsoon rain sets in.

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05 Sep 2018 description


The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian network that reaches 150 million people in 190 National Societies through the work of over 17 million volunteers. 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.


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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.