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Mike Adamson Apr 15
We need ways to think about enabling response to mental health and pyscho-social support needs in emergencies at scale - support social connections, support volunteering and self-action, train volunteers in psychological first aid. Invest more.
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UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Apr 16
"Change is not defined by our words but by our actions" - powerful statement by the youth at the closing of world conference on the health and humanitarian impacts of climate change.
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Dawn Byng Apr 16
IFRC’s Secretary General eloquently speaking to the importance of accountability and good governance in Humanitarian work.
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Sib Hare Apr 17
Can we incorporate emotional resilience into what we teach young people? Many people have mental health challenges, and all people face grief and uncertainty at points in their life, so why isn’t it common practice to teach resilience skills?
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Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum Apr 16
Bravo ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ at close of superb birthday conference on climate change and health. Vision, evidence, solidarity, practical action - and human/itarian values- seem to be the secret of long life. Bon anniversaire ! Best wishes for the next 100 yrs
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Pablo Suarez Apr 16
Heard at & session: "Tragedy occurs when all players stick to their role, without changing". Grateful to all the hugely generous brave exhausted humanitarians rethinking where we're headed. Need to courageously redefine systems, beyond comfort zone.
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Saado Apr 16
The food security & malnutrition panelist
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Emanuele Capobianco Apr 16
Found on the back of a business card received at in Cannes. Good advice for & Global Health advocates but also for anyone trying to make the world a better place. Little bit by little bit...
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Axel Sg. Cros Apr 15
« At +2°, we will become nomads of the Pacific. There will be no more Marshall Islands. » - Marshall Island RC President.
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The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change Apr 15
“Climate change is unacceptable and unequivocal and it's affecting everyone. We have known about climate change for 30 years but action has been insufficient” - Executive Director Dr Nick Watts at
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Green Hill Studio Apr 15
Dive into our virtual reality animation at the World Conference.
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Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum Apr 16
⁦Chapeau to for including session on ecosystems in their 100th birthday conference . 75% of land area and 80% of fish stocks being degraded. ⁦⁩ and ⁦⁩ explain there is no human health without ecosystem health.
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IFRC Asia Pacific Apr 16
Afghan staff and volunteers are helping people in 3 more provinces where sudden rain after drought has brought .
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Emanuele Capobianco Apr 15
A universal truth from at : get out of your comfort zone and go where the magic happens! Best slide of the day.
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World Food Programme Apr 15
Climate change can increase the price of a nutritious diet for everyone, but especially in places where food availability is already limited, feeding inequality. WFP is working with communities in high risk areas on innovative solutions to improve resilience.
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Dr Githinji Gitahi, MBS Apr 15
Concept of Zero Order Responders - Ground zero people who survive through disaster by their own efforts before help arrives. People don’t just wait for help, they take action yet the media focuses more on those who arrive to help. Love it!!!! communities don’t just wait!
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Azamat B Apr 16
Thank you Pr. Jean-Jacques Eledjam, President of the French Red Cross for organizing such great event “health and climate change”.
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World Food Programme Apr 16
Climate change exacerbates . When extreme weather such as 🌡droughts or 💦floods destroy harvests, the result is less food on the table and more monotonous diets. WFP is working to help communities become more resilient, with at the centre.
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Jess Beagley Apr 16
Climatic vulnerability is sum of 3 factors: Exposure ➕ Sensitivity ➖ Adaptive Capacity To save lives, must invest in - mitigation to reduce exposure - address to reduce sensitivity - tech & financial assistance to increase adaptive capacity
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Axel Sg. Cros Apr 15
« 1) it’s unacceptable, 2) We knew it for the 30 last years, we did nothing, 3) We start to see a change » -
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