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Webinar: Setting up and running psychosocial support actitivies in an ERU
Setting up and running psychosocial support actitivies in an ERU
Presenters: Eliza Cheung, Hong Kong Red Cross and Ea Suzanne Akasha, PS Centre
Eliza Cheung is a clinical psychologist and specialist in psychosocial support, especially within the areas of disaster mental health and psychological first aid. She has responded to and coordinated emergency mental health and psychosocial response and preparedness programmes in Hong Kong, Liberia, Nepal, Bhutan, Singapore, China and Bangladesh. The Setting up and running the psychosocial unit in an ERU webinar focuses on needs assessment, setting up of the psychosocial component and initiating activities in the Basic Health Clinic in emergency operations. Eliza has been involved in many emergency operations and talk about two large scale operations in recent years, namely the operation in Nepal after the massive 2016 earthquake and in Bangladesh after population movements in 2017.