This issue examines national societies that provide psychosocial support when disaster strikes at home. In America and Canada we see how two close and well prepared partners can respond quickly to disasters and learn from each other. In New Zealand, the Red Cross embraced the media and the cultural references of youth in order to reach a vulnerable group after a series of serious earthquakes. And in Pakistan a community in the Swat valley deployed an unusual approach to help elderly men.

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Publication: Coping with crisis

Themes: Emergencies

Language: Spanish

Year: 2013

File extension: PDF