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  1. The challenges of coordinating WASH programmes after the Haiti earthquake

    The challenges of coordinating WASH programmes after the Haiti earthquake

    When the devastating earthquake struck Haiti on 12 January 2010, the complexity of the disaster presented a series of challenges to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Coordinators Thomas Viger and Tim Forster, who are both RedR Members.

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  2. Delivering humanitarian training just days before the Pakistan flooding

    Delivering humanitarian training just days before the Pakistan flooding

    As I arrived in Islamabad at the beginning of last week the rains were exceptionally heavy. Most of the roads were difficult for us to use.

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  3. Managing emergency logistics in Indonesia

    Managing emergency logistics in Indonesia

    On 30 September 2009, an earthquake struck just off the southern coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. RedR Member Dan Sanger flew out on 1 November 2009, as part of the British Red Cross' Emergency Response Unit Logistics Team.

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  4. RedR hygiene promotion training making a difference in Haiti

    RedR hygiene promotion training making a difference in Haiti

    With over a million people left homeless and currently living in temporary settlements, one of the most urgent interventions in the aftermath of the January 12 earthquake, has been ensuring the provision of safe water and sanitation.

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  5. London to Haiti challenge raises vital funds for RedR's programme in Haiti

    London to Haiti challenge raises vital funds for RedR's programme in Haiti

    Organising your own event is a great way to raise funds for RedR. The Elliott Wood Partnership did just that when they staged their London to Haiti challenge on Saturday 27 March.

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  6. New certificated Essentials of Humanitarian Practice course prepares nurse for the aid world

    New certificated Essentials of Humanitarian Practice course prepares nurse for the aid world

    With a growing interest in the aid and development sector, and a plan to shortly begin a Masters degree, intensive care nurse Nancy Reynolds enrolled on RedR's newly credit-rated Essentials of Humanitarian Practice course.

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  7. Pakistan Update 3: Last Days in Pakistan

    Pakistan Update 3: Last Days in Pakistan

    In the final instalment of her diary entries from Pakistan; RedR UK's HR Director, Justine Tordoff, talks of tying up loose ends and taking time to appreciate some of the beauty of Islamabad.

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  8. Pakistan Update 2: Insecurity in Islamabad

    Pakistan Update 2: Insecurity in Islamabad

    In the second instalment of her diary entries from Pakistan; RedR UK's HR Director, Justine Tordoff, talks of the recent rioting in Islamabad, and the kindness and helpfulness she has encountered from the people there.

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  9. Ensuring safe water and sanitation for Haiti's displaced

    Ensuring safe water and sanitation for Haiti's displaced

    Brett Maynard is a RedR-trained Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) specialist, currently deployed with Save the Children UK's WASH response in Haiti.

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  10. Pakistan Update 1: First few days in Islamabad

    Pakistan Update 1: First few days in Islamabad

    RedR UK's HR Director, Justine Tordoff, arrived in Pakistan on 17 March. Here she shares her thoughts on her first couple of days there.

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  11. Haiti earthquake - humanitarian response on a huge scale

    Haiti earthquake - humanitarian response on a huge scale

    RedR Member Maggie Heraty was part of the joint RedR and Bioforce team that flew out to Haiti on 2 February. Here Maggie shares her thoughts from the first few days.

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  12. Search and rescue in Haiti

    Search and rescue in Haiti

    RedR Member, Brian Davison was part of a nine-person team sent out by UK search and rescue charity RAPID UK, following the devastating earthquake in Haiti on 12 January.

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  13. RedR's Needs Assessment course provides vital skills for Haiti response

    RedR's Needs Assessment course provides vital skills for Haiti response

    Ben Jenkins is a Training Officer for UK-based search and rescue charity, SARAID. He flew out to Haiti with a team from SARAID following the devastating earthquake on 12 January.

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  14. Haiti earthquake - first impressions

    Haiti earthquake - first impressions

    RedR Member Maggie Heraty was part of the joint RedR and Bioforce team that flew out to Haiti on 2 February. Here Maggie shares her first impressions.

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  15. RedR-trained medical worker saves lives in Haiti

    RedR-trained medical worker saves lives in Haiti

    Valerie Rzepka is Chair for grass-roots medical response and relief organisation, Canadian Medical Assistance Teams (CMAT). Valerie has recently returned from Haiti where she was providing medical care following the devastating earthquake, and she is now

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  16. Working as a Public Health professional in the humanitarian sector

    Working as a Public Health professional in the humanitarian sector

    Lucy Reynolds is a Public Health professional and RedR Member who has been working in the humanitarian sector since the mid 1990s. Here she shares some of her experiences of working in relief, in particular her work in China following the 2008 earthquake.

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  17. Starting a career in relief work

    Starting a career in relief work

    Attending RedR's So You Think You Want To Be A Relief Worker? Workshop was the first step for Stephanie Robertson in pursuing a career in relief work.

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  18. Disaster Management training saves lives in northern Sri Lanka

    Disaster Management training saves lives in northern Sri Lanka

    A local Sri Lankan aid organisation was able to help a community in the Jaffna region of Sri Lanka when a severe cyclone struck, thanks to RedR training

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  19. The importance of prioritising staff safety when working in volatile regions: RedR in Sri Lanka

    The importance of prioritising staff safety when working in volatile regions: RedR in Sri Lanka

    For close to thirty years Sri Lanka has been suffering from a crippling civil war which has required long-term humanitarian attention. It is important that humanitarian staff have adequate knowledge of safety and security practices.

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  20. Ensuring clean water and sanitation services in Sri Lanka's troubled East

    Ensuring clean water and sanitation services in Sri Lanka's troubled East

    Mr. R. Prashanthan, a Water and Sanitation (WATSAN) Officer, explains how attending a RedR training course has helped him improve water and sanitation services in camps for internally displaced persons and rural communities in Sri Lanka.

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