Many people have a strong faith or religious identity. When disaster strikes and they have to leave their homes, they don’t leave their faith behind. It stays with them in their efforts to flee and to rebuild their lives. The humanitarian community has been relatively silent on how to respond to this. Political and religious… Read more »
Posts by: Louise Juul Hansen
By some miracle, the conservatory wasn’t badly damaged. The first thing we did was to clean it up. We put in a space heater, some nice furniture and cosy lightning. Then, amidst all the chaos, filth and uncertainty, we had a sanctuary. It was a place to be and for the neighbours to come together.
Caring for volunteers – training of trainers: Copenhagen, 14 to 16 November 2017
The training will equip participants with knowledge, skills and tools on planning and implementing caring for volunteers activities and interventions based on the IFRC PS Centre “Caring for Volunteers, a Psychosocial Support Toolkit”.
The PS Centre Annual Report for 2016 is available for download now. Read about the work of the IFRC Psychoscial Programme, the global challenges and how they are met.
Re-posting: Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Advisor
Please note that Arabic is no longer a requirement for the position. The deadline is short and personal interviews with shortlisted candidates will be conducted as we receive their applications. Kindly send in your application as soon as possible.
Programming and M&E for Psychosocial Interventions training in Copenhagen.
The training takes place on 31 October to 2 November and the deadline for registration is 31 July!
Pernille Hansen – Technical Advisor
The 2017 PS Academy trainings are planned on the following dates. Please note that not all trainings are yet open for registration. This post will be updated as trainings are opened for registration, and it will be announced on the PS Centre Facebook page and in the newsletter PS News (if you do not already receive… Read more »
Mette Munk – Project Manager and Coordinator
Sign the pledge! Armed conflicts and violence give rise to great mental health and psychosocial challenges among millions of men, women, boys and girls around the world. While needs are currently increasing, mental health and psychosocial well-being is still not high enough on the list of priorities in the field of humanitarian intervention. Therefore IFRC… Read more »