Author: Irina Ruano

When trust means life or death

Stopping Ebola virus disease is not just about providing information, vaccine and treatment. It’s about gaining the trust of people with good reason to be wary.

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Trust in action

The daily dedication of volunteers is a key reason the Venezuelan Red Cross has been able to help people on all sides of the political divide.

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Handcuffing the helpers | Part 1

As migration is increasingly treated as a security matter rather than a humanitarian concern, migrants and those trying to help them are being regarded as criminals.

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A window of time

As storms and floods become more extreme, weather forecasts trigger relief funding before disaster strikes, giving people time to prepare and potentially saving many more lives. 

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