Welcometo the Weekly Worldwide Wrap-Up, in which we consolidate the international Red Cross and Red Crescent news into one list of bite-sized links for you…
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SRI LANKA: The dengue fever epidemic has already claimed hundreds of lives and affected nearly 17,000 people in Sri Lanka. Together with the Ministry of Health and the American Red Cross, the Sri Lanka Red Cross Society is using educational programs to help stop the spread of the disease.
WORLDWIDE: The Reference Centre for Psychosocial Support, established by the Danish Red Cross and the IFRC, has published a new handbook on psychosocial intervention and a community-based psychosocial support trainer’s kit. Read about the research here. And download the handbooks at www.ifrc.org/psychosocial.
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