Advice and suggestions for communicators, media and emergency response personnel FINALtalking about pss in emergencies
This training module and the corresponding handbook Moving Together: Promoting psychosocial well-being through sport and physical activity are designed to support staff and volunetters with setting up sport and physical activities in a holisitc, inclusive and socio-culturally appropriate way. The aim of this training module is to train staff and volunteers in setting up psychosoical... Read more »
With millions of people on the move from conflict and poverty, powerful earthquakes in Nepal and violent conflicts in Syria, Ukraine, South Sudan 2015 has been a busy year for the IFRC Psychosocial Support Programme. The PS Centre has provided technical support to National Societies responding to these and more crises all over the world and gathered and shared knowledge and tools on providing high quality psychosocial support in emergencies and other types of crises.
Psychosocial Support for pregnant women and for families with microcephaly and other neurological implications in the context of Zika virus
This document describes guidance for a supportive response by healthcare providers (e.g. physicians, nurses), focusing primarily on women affected by Zika virus infection during pregnancy and their families, for their mental health and psychosocial needs.
Two posters with tips on taking care of yourself and your colleagues in Arabic. The posters were originally developed in Myanmar by Christina Bitar, and have now been translated and adapted by Syrian Arab Red Crescent. There are two posters and a pdf with the posters and an English translation. ... Read more »
Coping with Crisis – December 2015 Contents: The story of a boat full of people By Melissa Tsimon, Cyprus Red Cross A boat landed on the shores of Cyprus in September 2014. On boar were 345 men, women and children. They had fled the war in Syria and were hoping to sail to Italy and... Read more »
Mental Health and Psychosocial Support for Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Migrants on the move in Europe
This brief guidance note seeks to provide advice on protecting and supporting the mental health and psychosocial wellbeing of refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants in Europe. It describes key principles and appropriate interventions to guide all those who are designing and organizing emergency services and/or providing direct assistance to the affected people.