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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. RedR Member builds WATSAN skills and expertise in Chad

    RedR Member builds WATSAN skills and expertise in Chad

    RedR member Claire Grisaffi recently returned from a year working for MSF in Chad. A qualified Civil Engineer, Claire's main role was as a Water and Sanitation Specialist for two health clinics providing services to 40,000 internally displaced people.

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  18. RedR workshops assist OfERR Ceylon help local communities in Sri Lanka

    RedR workshops assist OfERR Ceylon help local communities in Sri Lanka

    Miss S. Parimalathevi and Miss Selathurai Premila from Sri Lankan NGO, OfERR Ceylon, discuss how RedR's workshops enabled them to be more effective in helping Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and disaster affected communities.

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  19. Changing sectors - getting into relief work

    Changing sectors - getting into relief work

    Starting from scratch in a new sector, with a new career is a difficult prospect for most. Read about how Jake Suddaby is making the transition from the corporate sector into aid work.

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  20. Making a positive impact through engineering

    Making a positive impact through engineering

    Civil engineer and humanitarian worker John Leung talks to RedR about his first experiences in the field.

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