Haiti’s rainy season, followed by the hurricane season, bring hardship to thousands of people every year. Serious rains and landslides have already hit Haiti, causing loss of life and devastation in some parts of the country. Eighteen months after the 2010 earthquake, hundreds of thousands of people remain in camps and highly vulnerable to the spread of cholera and the impact of storms, flooding and landslides. Preparing for Disaster follows Red Cross who are working with communities in camps and neighbourhoods to identify simple actions that can minimize the impact of storms or floods such as training in early warning systems, digging ditches and sharing messages on disaster preparedness in public places such as tap taps and through games with children in camps.
25 Nov 2014
THE CBHFA approach seeks to create healthy and resilient communities. It impowers volunteers and individuals to take charge of their own health.
16 Nov 2018
Preparación para una Respuesta Eficaz (PER en sus siglas en inglés) es un enfoque cíclico para que una Sociedad Nacional evalúe, mida y analice sistemáticamente las fortalezas y debilidades de su sistema de respuesta a fin de tomar medidas corr...
Tags: Guidance material, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management
17 Sep 2015
A Presentation at the 2015 CAP Implementation Workshop (Rome, Italy 23-24 September)
Tags: Report, Early Warning Systems