Cuba

5 noviembre 2013

Cuba: The struggle to recover from Hurricane Sandy seven months on

The people Cuba thought they were going to avoid the worst of Hurricane Sandy, but then they found out that the hurricane was coming straight at them. Sandy was so destructive, the people of Cuba are still struggling to recover seven months on.
Volunteer resilience shines through, even in the wake of a hurricane
6 noviembre 2012

Volunteer resilience shines through, even in the wake of a hurricane

As Hurricane Sandy battered Cuba, many community volunteers from the Cuban Red Cross were not only in the front line of the response, but also had to deal with the damage and destruction of their own homes.
Isaac’s aftermath proves the value of preparedness in Cuba
31 agosto 2012

Isaac’s aftermath proves the value of preparedness in Cuba

By the time Tropical Storm Isaac made landfall in Cuba on Saturday 25 August in the province of Guantanamo with sustained 95 km/h winds, the communities in the area were already prepared to safely face the effects caused by the storm.

La Federación Internacional de Sociedades de la Cruz Roja y de la Media Luna Roja es la mayor organización humanitaria del mundo, con 190 sociedades miembros. Siendo uno de los componentes del Movimiento Internacional de la Cruz Roja y de la Media Luna Roja, nuestra labor se rige por los siete principios fundamentales: humanidad, imparcialidad, neutralidad, independencia, voluntariado, unidad y universalidad.