In the heart of Nairobi, Kenya, the IFRC Global Innovation Summit 2023 was a remarkable gathering of over 300 forward-thinkers, all united by a singular vision: to innovate, inspire change, and advance humanitarian efforts. It was a melting pot of ideas, a crucible of innovation, and an ode to human resilience.
Creating the branding for Solferino Voices, a YouTube channel dedicated to sharing stories from Red Cross and Red Crescent volunteers, was a purposeful and strategic process. The branding elements – logo, color palette, thumbnails, and the channel name – were thoughtfully designed to reflect the essence of the channel’s mission and connect with its audience.
When Halloween came around in 1960 John F. Kennedy, while campaigning for president, came across a unique trick or treat event. This ghoulish party was not about collecting candy but instead raising money for the UN agency fighting child hunger and disease-UNICEF. This is how we make the most of what is already a lot.
How many people could be in need of humanitarian support following climate-related disasters by 2030 and 2050 if the world does not urgently invest in climate adaptation measures today? And what could the financial cost be for governments and donors supporting an already overstretched humanitarian system?
Are we doing enough to ensure that
women …are shaping the future of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement?
An infographic is a collection of imagery, charts, and minimal text that gives an easy-to-understand overview of a topic.
Say the maximum of things in the smallest amount of time. Be accurate and factual. Use less words, and mean something. It should be nice but not distracting.
New Year’s Eve represents a particularly deadly time to be on the road. The NHTSB reports that the automobile accident fatality rate is five-times above the daily average on New Year’s Eve in the United States.
Picture taken on Geneva’s airport tarmac. Airplane on its way to Mozambique after cyclone Idai.
We cannot scale down while Ebola escalates, says IFRC
This year again, the Red Cross participates in the “Missing Type” movement. The purpose of this campaign? The disappearance of the letters A, O and B, the three letters of blood groups, urban and digital landscapes to raise awareness of blood donation.