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16 Feb 2018 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Cyclone Gita was initially monitored over the Pacific waters as a Tropical Depression 07F (TD07F) analyzed southeast of Vanuatu. TD07F was later upgraded to a Tropical Cyclone Category 1 as it moved South South-East affecting Samoa with heavy rain causing flooding, and gusty winds of up to 39-54 miles per hour on Friday 9 February 2018.

15 Feb 2018 description

Summary of recent actions and changes to the EPoA:

• Rains continued in Alta Verapaz region in Guatemala, affecting communities that are preparing to face a cold front in Central America.

• Water, sanitation and hygiene promotion non-food items (NFIs) such as jerry cans and water filters have been distributed

15 Feb 2018 description

Beijing / Kuala Lumpur, 15 February 2018 – Severe winter conditions called Dzud have followed a summer drought, leaving millions of animals at risk of starvation in Mongolia. Without the animals as a source of income, food and transport, herders and their families will remain trapped in severe conditions with a lack of basic health care and social services, or forced to migrate to Ulaanbaatar and live in extreme poverty.

14 Feb 2018 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Sporadic inter-communal violence in the Ituri region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and attacks by armed groups in North Kivu in December 2017 resulted in mass internal displacement and population movement of thousands of Congolese refugees into neighbouring countries, including Burundi.

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Jobs

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07 Feb 2018 description

Background

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

Training

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11 Jan 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 04 Mar 2018 Training date: 26 Mar 2018 to 02 Jun 2018 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.

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.