Are tsunamis in Hollywood films realistic or pure fiction?
Are tsunamis in Hollywood films realistic or pure fiction?
Let’s debunk some Climate Change myths. Did you know that climate change is much more than global warming? Find out what’s true and false in this episode.
In this episode, we are focusing on the many ways you can receive mental health support.
Climate experts around the world addressed social media questions about some of the most common myths about Climate Change.
Have you ever wondered how realistic are action movies when they talk about disasters? We tell you all about it!
It’s about time to speak openly about the stigma around mental health.
Actor’s new role brings laughter, smiles and messages about health and safety to children living through the tragedy of war.
At health clinics and hospitals around Zimbabwe, new mothers and moms-to-be tend sustainable gardens to provide vital, nutritious meals despite a challenging climate
Vegetable gardens bring life to Quechua families in the Bolivian highlands.
Mary Hkawn Tsin loves just doing her job, helping communities in her home state of Kachin. Challenging gender stereotypes just comes with the territory.
When conflict, climate change, a global pandemic and other disasters challenge the resilience of millions in Ethiopia.
By air, land and water. Getting information to every community is critical to protect people from Covid-19.
The tale of two friends who look after the health and wellbeing of each other.
In 2018, Hassan Al Kontar was stranded in an airport for 7 months as his asylum claim was reviewed. Now, Hassan is once again in the news — this time for the ways he gives back to the country that took him in.
In places where conflict or crisis means basic services are scarce, the use of data is saving lives. But protecting people’s physical well-being, experts say, is also about protecting their digital profile in cyberspace.
As a biologist who responds to emergencies for the Spanish Red Cross, Eva Turró has found her place in the humanitarian world, raising awareness about the life-saving link between health and hygiene in the wake of calamity.
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?
As a researcher, Romy Mikušincová takes on one of the greatest mysteries of space. As a Red Cross volunteer, she explores some of the most pressing social and humanitarian issues of our times.
Data can save lives and humanitarian organizations are mobilizing to improve the way they collect and use it. But are they ready to handle the largely unregulated, ‘wild west’ of the global data market?
Clairet Mata is in a new country raising her son on her own. She says learning how to manage her feelings has been an important way of dealing with separation from her family.
Migrants and refugees know what it means to be cut off from society, and from their loved ones and cultures far away. At a time defined by separation, let’s listen to what they have to say about coping and connecting in the age of Covid-19.
Just like Angela, hundreds of thousands of volunteers around the world have joined Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies during the Covid-19 response.
Ahmada Mohamedy Siogope talks about caring for people displaced by war, living in tents and dealing with Covid-19 in northeastern Syria’s sizzling summer heat.
How a healthy, ecologically friendly dish from the sea is helping island communities weather ever more ferocious storms.
A small farm in north-eastern Hungary is giving a boost to hard-hit people and putting locally produced cheeses on the gourmet map.
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
A Syrian refugee finds her path, exploring the common bonds between Syrian and Turkish cuisine.
Are people with disabilities being left behind during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Refugees, migrants and asylum seekers often become “cultural mediators” to help other newcomers deal with challenges such as COVID-19.
IFRC’s Michael Charles explores the challenges of a life-or-death choice for African families.
Experts explore the challenges and the opportunities for a healthy change during Ramadan celebrations in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic is not only bringing people together. It’s motivating them to join volunteer groups that allow anyone to take quick and meaningful action.
Teams of online volunteers support aid workers and communities facing the Covid-19 pandemic and other tough humanitarian problems.
These are the stories of Red Cross and Red Crescent volunteers around the world responding to the COVID-19 emergency.
Forecasts trigger rapid deployment of resources that help alpaca herders protect their animals from extreme cold and snowstorms.
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.
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.
A reactive, emergency mentality. A reflection of society. Lack of political pressure. These are a few of the reasons why gender disparity persists in the humanitarian sector.
Red Cross Red Crescent magazine goes on the road with migrants as they make the exhausting journey through the freezing mountain passes of northern Colombia.
Climate change is not a primary cause of armed conflict, most experts say. But that doesn’t mean it won’t be in the future, as the planet continues to heat up.
Will a warming planet lead to a more violent world? Or will it inflict more suffering on those living through conflict?
As the scale and frequency of fires hitting the Canadian province of British Columbia increases — in part due to climate change — the lives of local people are changing dramatically. Hear their stories.
As urbanization contributes to warming and puts the most vulnerable at risk, how are cities like Hong Kong coping with climate change?