Swiss Red Cross

Swiss Red Cross is a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, active in Switzerland and in 25 partner countries in development cooperation and humanitarian aid. The work abroad aims at healthy people living in resilient communities. Disaster risk reduction is a core component comprising all major elements, supporting local disaster preparedness, prevention and mitigation, and ensuring that DRR is embedded in sub-national and national disaster management policies and structures. DRR is implemented either through specific community based DRM projects or integrated into development and recovery programmes intending to strengthen resilience.