News stories from Asia Pacific

4 مايو 2017

Helping Red Cross Red Crescent National Societies to be better prepared for future disasters

Training for Red Cross Red Crescent operations managers seeks to build efficiency during disaster response
Building resilience in vulnerable communities in Tuvalu
3 مايو 2017

Building resilience in vulnerable communities in Tuvalu

FINPAC pilot project helps local communities to better understand local weather and climate information, and build resilience towards changing weather patterns
Nepal earthquake: the importance of dialogue with affected communities
25 أبريل 2017

Nepal earthquake: the importance of dialogue with affected communities

Nepal Red Cross uses a mix of traditional and modern means to engage with local communities
Nepal’s Quake-affected communities rise from the rubble
24 أبريل 2017

Nepal’s Quake-affected communities rise from the rubble

Red Cross supports some 7,000 households with reconstruction cash to help communities rebuild after Nepal Earthquake
Meeting Communities’ post-disaster health needs in Nepal
21 أبريل 2017

Meeting Communities’ post-disaster health needs in Nepal

Nepal Red Cross increases the number of local health officers and supporting the construction or rehabilitation of more than 40 health posts
IFRC launches 2016 World Disasters Report in Afghanistan
13 أبريل 2017

IFRC launches 2016 World Disasters Report in Afghanistan

The World Disasters Report 2016 provides research and evidence that highlights the need for increased investment in building community resilience and the localization of aid
Red Cross launches appeal to support flood-affected communities
12 أبريل 2017

Red Cross launches appeal to support flood-affected communities

Red Cross prepares for further damage as Cyclone Cook approaches
Marastoons offer a safe haven for the homeless and vulnerable in Afghanistan
6 أبريل 2017

Marastoons offer a safe haven for the homeless and vulnerable in Afghanistan

Afghan Red Crescent provides tailored programmes to help vulnerable communities become self-sufficient and able to generate their own livelihood
Bridging the gap to build community resilience in Pakistan
27 مارس 2017

Bridging the gap to build community resilience in Pakistan

Pakistan Red Crescent supports vulnerable communities in Pakistan through Integrated Community Based Risk Reduction Programme
Living a life of uncertainty
24 مارس 2017

Living a life of uncertainty

Shortage of food, clean water and medical services is beginning to take its toll on displaced communities living in makeshift camps in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
Maldivian Red Crescent mobilizes country-wide awareness campaign to combat severe influenza outbreak
22 مارس 2017

Maldivian Red Crescent mobilizes country-wide awareness campaign to combat severe influenza outbreak

Maldivian Red Crescent establishes an information dissemination centre in Male to prevent the spread of severe influenza outbreak
Red Cross fights spikes in dengue across the Pacific
16 مارس 2017

Red Cross fights spikes in dengue across the Pacific

Red Cross reaches over 16,000 people with dengue awareness campaign
Red Crescent provides relief for displaced communities in makeshift camps in Cox's Bazar as living conditions worsen
8 مارس 2017

Red Crescent provides relief for displaced communities in makeshift camps in Cox's Bazar as living conditions worsen

Thousands of families living in temporary camps are deprived of their basic needs and are exposed to the spread of diseases
Lao Red Cross joins International Women’s Day celebration
8 مارس 2017

Lao Red Cross joins International Women’s Day celebration

Lao Red Cross continues to promote gender equality and to advocate for the role of women in society with various stakeholders
Giving migrant workers a platform to voice their rights
7 مارس 2017

Giving migrant workers a platform to voice their rights

National Societies encouraged to explore new avenues for supporting migrant populations through collaboration with the civil society and other actors
Innovators take to the stage with ideas for building community resilience towards flooding and other disasters
27 فبراير 2017

Innovators take to the stage with ideas for building community resilience towards flooding and other disasters

First Innovation in Flood Resilience Conference aims to improve disaster management and address the priorities of flood-affected communities in Indonesia
Giving quake-affected communities a voice through radio
23 فبراير 2017

Giving quake-affected communities a voice through radio

Red Cross from Laos and Nepal share experiences in community radio programme
Taken in 24 hours: Rebuilding after Winston
22 فبراير 2017

Taken in 24 hours: Rebuilding after Winston

Disaster training came in the nick of time for Seru Sevutia, who has been working with Red Cross to rebuild after Cyclone Winston.
ASEAN working together as One in making children in schools and communities resilient to disaster
21 فبراير 2017

ASEAN working together as One in making children in schools and communities resilient to disaster

Building safe and resilient schools is the corner stone of building resilient communities
Back to school after Cyclone Winston
20 فبراير 2017

Back to school after Cyclone Winston

New school has been designed to withstand category five cyclones
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