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Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya Toolkit: Adaptation for Latin America and the Caribbean

Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya Toolkit: Adaptation for Latin America and the Caribbean

An interactive toolkit and teaching guides for Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya Prevention to the regional context

IFRC databank offers comprehensive look at Red Cross Red Crescent reach worldwide

IFRC databank offers comprehensive look at Red Cross Red Crescent reach worldwide

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has launched a new digital platform that shares information and data on the humanitarian work of its 190 member National Societies around the world.

Emergency teams on the ground as freezing temperatures grip Europe

Emergency teams on the ground as freezing temperatures grip Europe

Cold weather has affected people across Europe.Red Cross and Red Crescent volunteers are on the ground from Turkey to Italy proving assistance.

‘Essential to bring other donors on board’,  Geneva platform on forecast-based financing told

‘Essential to bring other donors on board’, Geneva platform on forecast-based financing told

The German government – a major backer of forecast-based financing (FbF) pilots around the world – has called for more support for this innovative humanitarian programme.

In Pictures - IFRC Secretary General visit to South America

In Pictures - IFRC Secretary General visit to South America

The Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Elhadj As Sy, and the Americas Regional Director of the IFRC, Walter Cotte, made a visit from November 26 to 1 December to three countries in the Americas region. First, they attended the Meeting of Presidents of the Red Cross of South America, in the city of Cordoba, Argentina, where president...

IFRC strengthens its presence in the Americas

IFRC strengthens its presence in the Americas

Agreements were signed with the idea of deepening the action of the Red Cross in the region

Central America recovers after Hurricane Otto

Central America recovers after Hurricane Otto

After the passage of Hurricane Otto that hit the border zone between Costa Rica and Nicaragua

Breaking the silence: IFRC launches 16 Days campaign against sexual and gender-based violence

Breaking the silence: IFRC launches 16 Days campaign against sexual and gender-based violence

For far too long, sexual and gender-based violence has been causing immense suffering worldwide – unseen, and unheard.

Train of Humanity targeting health of labourers rolls across Central Asia

Train of Humanity targeting health of labourers rolls across Central Asia

Red Crescent in Central Asia board the train to talk to Moscow to talk to men and women of working age travelling for work about HIV and TB prevention.

Escape to Europe: the final fragile hope of reaching safety

Escape to Europe: the final fragile hope of reaching safety

“I hope Europe will wipe away my tears,” says 24-year-old Juliet from Nigeria.

Newborn saved in the Mediterranean

Newborn saved in the Mediterranean

He was only two days old, when his mother Fatima took him on a rubber boat in the Southern Mediterranean Sea.

Hurricane Matthew continues its path through the Caribbean

Hurricane Matthew continues its path through the Caribbean

Matthew has strengthened into a category 2 hurricane

Migrants in Central America

Migrants in Central America

Since November 2015, Panama and Costa Rica have experienced a phenomenon that was completely unusual for both countries.

Britain honours Stephen McAndrew, former head of Red Cross Ebola operations in Sierra Leone, for humanitarian service

Britain honours Stephen McAndrew, former head of Red Cross Ebola operations in Sierra Leone, for humanitarian service

Stephen McAndrew has been presented with a Member of the Order of the British Empire award for his outstanding humanitarian service as head of the IFRC' Ebola response in Sierra ...

On the Mediterranean in search of safety and enough to eat

On the Mediterranean in search of safety and enough to eat

Every person saved by the Responder search and rescue boat in the Mediterranean Ocean has a different story.

IFRC and Save the Children unite to address the Zika Virus Outbreak

IFRC and Save the Children unite to address the Zika Virus Outbreak

The international organizations articulate efforts to address the most affected populations in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Are global crises diverting donor support away from drought-stricken southern Africa?

Are global crises diverting donor support away from drought-stricken southern Africa?

The impact of global crises on the southern Africa drought

Red Cross teams in rooftop rescues as floods devastate swathes of Europe

Red Cross teams in rooftop rescues as floods devastate swathes of Europe

Red Cross volunteers in Germany and France assist with saving hundreds of residents from rising waters as flash-flooding hit parts of Germany and France.

Migration crisis: border closures, changing routes and thousands stranded demand change in Red Cross response

Migration crisis: border closures, changing routes and thousands stranded demand change in Red Cross response

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) shifts its response to meet the changing needs of ...

SC Johnson and IFRC join efforts to protect families from the  Zika virus

SC Johnson and IFRC join efforts to protect families from the Zika virus

Family company donates nearly $1.5 million to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) for vulnerable families in Latin America and the Caribbean



La Fédération internationale des Sociétés de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge constitue, avec ses 190 Sociétés nationales membres, le plus vaste réseau humanitaire du monde. En tant que membres du Mouvement international de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge, nous sommes guidés dans notre travail par sept Principes fondamentaux: humanité, impartialité, neutralité, indépendance, volontariat, unité et universalité.