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The great data gold rush

In this series, we explore how humanitarian organizations use data in creative new ways to help people around the world through immense hardship. And we examine the great challenge humanitarians face in the 21st century: protecting people from harm in the physical world is entirely dependent on the protection of their personal data, their virtual persona, in cyberspace. Stay tuned! We will release episodes 2 and 3 weekly

2 of 3| Block or accept?

As humanitarian groups have rushed to embrace new technologies, biometric data such as eye, finger and palm scans have become a common method for humanitarian organizations to track aid during emergencies. But is the humanitarian sector fully ready to protect this most personal form of data?

Women in Science

For centuries, women have made significant contributions to science, medicine and technology. Thanks to their work, the world is safer, healthier and more humane. The tradition continues. Meet Romy, astrophysics student and volunteer at Slovak Red Cross, and Eva, biologist and emergency response delegate at Spanish Red Cross. With this series, we celebrate all women and girls in science.

Recipes for Resilience

Food brings us closer together. It connects us to our roots, to our family and our traditions. But climate change, economic upheaval, displacement or conflict are putting the nutrition and well-being of many communities at great risk. In this series we explore the foods we love, the people who cook them and the links between our favorite meals and the critical human challenges of our times.

Comfort after the storm

From ‘Hurricane Burgers’ to lobster wraps, Lovely Reckley serves traditional Bahamian comfort food with a twist as her restaurant helps a community recover from a deadly storm

Expert Sources

Through a series of online interviews with different experts from the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, Red Cross Red Crescent magazine dives deep to explore different angles in which Covid-19 is affecting some of the most vulnerable communities around the world. How would Ramadan change during lockdown? How to support people with disabilities during this health emergency? Join us in this Expert Sources series and find out more.
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StoryHub

Stories that move you, that make you smile, laugh, cry, learn. This is the heart of the new Movement StoryHub hosted by RCRC magazine. A space for unity, solidarity and a sense of belonging, where every month we present the best stories and most innovative digital content produced by our Movement around the world.

Imperfect storms

As the Atlantic hurricane season begins and Covid-19 cases rise, countries such as Honduras, already reeling from last year’s storms, are being forced to manage multiple, overlapping crises.

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About RCRC magazine

About RCRC magazine

Our goal is to connect you with powerful stories told by people around the world who are coping with enormous challenges due to natural disasters, climate change, health emergencies and conflict. We want to share what we learn from these stories so that — together — we can better understand the realities many people face and how we can all help them find solutions. We also hope to inspire you to engage and join with others — including the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement — in working to make life better for all people around the world.

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