The climate crisis is already having devastating effects on the health & humanitarian sector. On the frontline, the Red Cross Red...
Month: November 2021
Imagine. It’s 2051. The town/place where you live has undergone significant changes over the past generation.
In episode 2 of the Humanitech Perspective we asked ? Usman Iftikhar what problems he is looking to solve into the future? His answer Climate Migration, it was a powerful answer as it hits home to the realities that many people are facing around the globe already.
Inspiring and mobilising volunteerism – is one of the transformations in the IFRC Strategy 2030, which we have together committed to achieve in the coming years. But what does this actually entail, and where do we begin?
What if you had to flee your home? What if the future of your whole family depended on your decisions? What kind of choices would you make?
Join us on a virtual journey through the eyes of refugees on Wednesday November 24th 12:30-14:00 CET.
Waste for Warmth is a project lead by Engineers Without Borders Norway with the mission to keep displaced families warm throughout the cold winters. The project is now scaling up their innovative approach of transforming plastic waste into tent insulation that can be produced locally.
To gather best practices, share knowledge and lessons learnt, the IFRC is organizing NETWORK:RED, a global National Society Development Event, during the following days: Dec 6 –8, 2021. NETWORK:RED will bring together NS leaders, Branch leaders and National Society Development (NSD) practitioners from National Societies and the IFRC from all around the world, around a global platform to debate the most important issues regarding NSD.
Coordination has always played a crucial role in enhancing our Movement’s ability to respond to humanitarian crises. Over recent years, the Strengthening Movement Coordination and Cooperation (SMCC) has contributed to improving efficiency by enabling complementarity and reducing duplication. Now in its phase 2.0, SMCC continues to shape our Movement’s response to medium- to large-scale emergencies around the world.
Strategy 2030 embodies The Red Cross and Red Crescent long-standing vision and further enhances it, to ensure that it remains a dynamic global network of organisations that are fit for purpose and always thereto accompany people and communities.
Shamuk, leaving no one behind, is a project that seeks to reduce electronic waste by giving it a second life. Through repowering devices and delivering them to children in rural areas in Ecuador, it also reduces the digital gap and supports school reintegration. The initiative was designed and is led by volunteers from the Ecuadorian Red Cross, with funding and support from the IFRC Solferino Academy.
How does humanitarian response need to change to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century emerging across the globe? Four thought leaders coming from four different continents will convene in the same space to engage in a provocative and honest discussion