Since the escalation of conflict in Ukraine, people’s lives continue to be turned upside down: whether they made the difficult decision to stay, or the heartbreaking one to leave.
On February 24th, and every day since, IFRC network teams have been there for those affected. Local Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Ukraine, bordering countries and across the region have collectively reached millions, with our volunteers delivering everything from food and essential household items, to health and protection services.
Psychological support during conflict - interview with MHPSS delegate on Ukraine
Nataliia K, a Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Delegate with the IFRC helps give back to people who have endured more than 100 days of crisis at home in Ukraine. Nataliia fled form Kyiv and she hopes to see her daughter soon again.
Red Talk: Managing Ambiguity
Since the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a rise in people showing signs of depression, anxiety and feelings of powerlessness.
IFRC PS Centre Technical Advisors Ea Suzanne Akasha and Sarah Harrison talk us through recognizing ambiguous feelings and what can be done to manage ambiguity in times of uncertainty.
Red Talk: Dealing with Climate Anxiety
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies hosted this livestream event on Red Talk, where IFRC Psychosocial Centre Technical Advisor Melanie Powell talks about climate anxiety and how to cope with it.
Mental Health in an Unequal World
During humanitarian crisis, rates of mental health conditions can double. Yet, there are fewer than two mental health workers per 100,000 people in low income countries where most humanitarian crisis occour.
Produced by the International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent for World Mental Health Day 2021
Red Cross Red Crescent Reference Centers
The PS Centre is a Reference Centre, the IFRC Reference Centre for Psychosocial Support. Reference Centres are Centres of Expertise in defined areas.
Red Talk: MHPSS and COVID-19
Chika from IFRC interviews PS Centre Technical Advisor Ea Suzanne Akasha about the relation between MHPSS and COVID-19.
World Mental Health Day 2019
Campaign video about Mental Health and Psychosocial Support produced by the International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent for World Mental Health Day 2019.