Ebola: Battling fear and stigma

Fear, especially when coupled with poor knowledge about how to prevent the disease, and lack of resources to set up protective measures, can lead to panic and to stigmatization of those who have been in contact with the sick or have been handling dead bodies.

  • Jesper Guhle
  • May 6, 2014

2013 Annual Report now available

2013 saw both an earthquake and typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, the Gansu earthquake in China, the Westgate Mall attack…

  • Jesper Guhle
  • May 2, 2014

Haiyan volunteers learn how to unwind after the typhoon

A psychosocial support (PSS) programme developed by mental health experts from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent…

  • Jesper Guhle
  • March 28, 2014

Red Cross Society of China helps comfort brutal knife attack survivors

“I was seeing off friends at the railway station when suddenly I saw a group carrying long knives starting to…

  • Jesper Guhle
  • March 20, 2014

Vacancy: Strong psychosocial support advisor (expired)

Strong psychosocial support advisor with psychosocial crisis management experience and good facilitation skills for global centre of excellence Please note…

  • Jesper Guhle
  • March 14, 2014

Supporting volunteers in Central African Republic

“I am amazed to see how the volunteers persist in working under extremely difficult conditions and under extreme heat that…

  • Jesper Guhle
  • February 25, 2014

New Coping with Crisis

This issue features stories about Syria, Kenya, research, economic crisis, trainings, reflections and much more. Download English PDF

  • Jesper Guhle
  • December 10, 2013

Girls gaining confidence and good habits in Swat

In the Swat Valley in northern Pakistan, a group of young girls are assembled in a classroom. Despite the bitter…

  • Jesper Guhle
  • December 10, 2013

Coping with Crisis now in English, French, Spanish

Download the latest version of Coping with Crisis in English here. Téléchargez la version française du nouveau numero de Face à la crise ici. La versión española del ’Afrontando la Crisis’ ahora está lista para bajar aqui.

  • Jesper Guhle
  • December 7, 2013

Finding support through strong friendships after the typhoon

In times of crisis, there is much support in friendships and family ties. Friends and family can help each other with practical things and being together with loved ones also makes the difficult times go a little easier. This is also true for Julie-ann, Julius and Valerie teenagers, neighbours and friends living in Tacloban, Philippines.

  • Jesper Guhle
  • November 18, 2013