This bulletin is being issued for information only and reflects the current situation and details available at this time. The Venezuelan Red Cross (VRC), with the support of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), are implementing actions in line with the Movement’s Fundamental Principles.
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On Epidemiological Week 16 (15-21 April), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) reported an influenza outbreak1 in Bolivia's Santa Cruz department.
The Participant Manual was developed by the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the 2.5 day Seven Moves: Protection, Gender and Inclusion in Emergencies training course. The overall objective of the training is to enable participants to understand the issues of protection, gender and inclusion, and their implications for their respective areas of work.
More than 8,440 cases of measles – including 136 deaths from the disease – have been recorded in several regions of the Philippines, including the capital city Manila.
In response, the authorities are working with the Philippine Red Cross and the World Health Organization to ramp up public information campaigns and vaccination activities in Metro Manila, Central Luzon, and Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan. The Red Cross is also employing interventions to increase vaccine coverage and care and support for people currently in hospitals.
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The Cash and Livelihoods Offcier will work under the supervision and guidance of Field Coordinator. The person will be the principal representative of IFRC to ensure PMI’s Livelihood and CASH activities are implemented. The main functions of the Cash and Livelihoods Officer will be to establish strong coordination and linkages with PMI Cash and Livelihoods Officer in the field to ensure that program activities are implemented successfully.
please forward your CV to jobs.pakistan@IFRC.org and for job descriptions please visit the following link: https://sites.google.com/site/downloadforjobs/download**Please mention the position applying for in subject field of the email, otherwise your application may not be considered. Deadline for submission of applications is 28th February 2019. Only** short-listed candidates will be contacted.
The Global Road Safety Partnership (www.grsproadsafety.org) is a hosted programme of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and is a voluntary association of governments, businesses and civil society organisations. Both the IFRC and Global Road Safety Partnership are headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The aim of the Global Road Safety Partnership’s work is to reduce death and serious injuries as a result of road crashes in low- and middle-income countries.
La Federación Internacional de Sociedades de la Cruz Roja y de la Media Luna Roja (FICR) es la organización humanitaria más grande del mundo con 191 Sociedades Nacionales. Está guiado por su Estrategia 2020, que expresa nuestra visión colectiva y nuestra determinación de avanzar en la lucha contra los principales desafíos a los que se enfrenta la humanidad en la presente década.
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.
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.