Key Actions for Psychosocial Support in Flooding provides key actions on psychosocial support in flooding. It focuses on flooding of urban areas and on how to strengthen the resilience of urban communities. The material is very operational and helps prioritise actions and supports integrating psychosocial support in the overall response. The material is modular. It... Read more »
Psychosocial Support in Flooding: Toolbox accompanies Key Actions for Psychosocial Support in Flooding: Creating resilience in urban areas. The toolbox provides and overview of available tools that are relevant for psychosocial suppoer in flooding situations. The toolbox consists of an overview of the tools, followed by a detailed description of each of the tools. The... Read more »
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.