Enhancing capacities of National Red Cross Societies in Indonesia, Philippines, and Vietnam on early warning information interpretation, translation, and application for preparedness

Implementation Period: July 2010 – June 2011
Countries: Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam
Donor: American Red Cross
Level of Funding: USD 300,000
Program Area: Program Area 4: Capacity Building in Early Warning at all Levels
Project Status: Completed

Project Description:

The project aims to improve the National Red Cross Society headquarters’ preparedness for emergency response through the use of early warning information in guiding preparedness activities. Key activities include training of National Red Cross Society headquarter personnel on early warning information interpretation, translation, communication, and application; enhancement of existing DM/ CBDM training curriculum; and documentation of NRCS headquarter responses to early warning information