Guatemala

13 أكتوبر 2015

DREF for landslide in Guatemala approved

The funds will be use to meet the most urgent needs of affected families
Guatemalan Red Cross responds to landslide
3 أكتوبر 2015

Guatemalan Red Cross responds to landslide

Operation continues to respond to landslide in Guatemala
Guatemalan Red Cross continues providing assistance to those affected by the earthquake
14 يوليه 2014

Guatemalan Red Cross continues providing assistance to those affected by the earthquake

Since the declaration of an institutional orange alert the Guatemalan Red Cross has continued carrying out damage evaluations and assisting those affected.
Dynamic children’s games promote dengue prevention in Guatemala
8 يناير 2014

Dynamic children’s games promote dengue prevention in Guatemala

After some hours of driving, we walked almost half an hour to carry out household visits in La Soledad community located in Coatepeque, Quetzaltenango. Joined by a representative from the Health Ministry of Guatemala and a community guard, we visit famili
Volunteers lead in the promotion of HIV testing and treatment in Latin America
29 نوفمبر 2013

Volunteers lead in the promotion of HIV testing and treatment in Latin America

While the number of new infections each year in Latin America has stabilised, there are 1.5 million people still living with HIV across the region.
Psychosocial support in San Martin Jilotepeque
10 سبتمبر 2013

Psychosocial support in San Martin Jilotepeque

After a traffic incident which has affected 40 families in San Martin Jilotepeque, Chimaltenango, the Guatemalan Red Cross has been carrying out psychosocial support activities to provide assistance to the friends and families of 48 people who died.
Tireless volunteers put training into practice following earthquake
15 نوفمبر 2012

Tireless volunteers put training into practice following earthquake

After the magnitude 7.2 earthquake that struck Guatemala, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies immediately activated two delegates from its Disaster Response Unit. Felipe Del Cid, disaster management delegate and Maritta Vuori, emergency health delegate, traveled on Wednesday 7 November at Guatemala City to support the Guatemalan Red Cross. The team traveled to S...
Saving lives and inspiring volunteers during storms in Guatemala
25 أكتوبر 2011

Saving lives and inspiring volunteers during storms in Guatemala

As storms battered Guatemala, one Red Cross volunteer found his skills and experience were vital in saving the lives of his family and neighbours as landslides engulfed their homes.
16 سبتمبر 2009

Guatemala: Red Cross responds to food crisis

In response to the high levels of malnutrition in Guatemala, the country's president, Álvaro Colom, has declared a “state of public emergency”.
Guatemala: Growing awareness for climate change
9 أكتوبر 2008

Guatemala: Growing awareness for climate change

Protecting the livelihoods of vulnerable communities against the future effects of climate change can take many different forms.
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