In the last few weeks apart from my tasks of supporting the GVC administration office I took part in weekly meetings with local and international organizations to prepare an event in Managua for the celebration of the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR). On the...

A unique experience in this place for me was exploring the Old City which until 1860 was the city of Jerusalem in its entirety. The city is surrounded by a wall and is currently located within East Jerusalem. As I went around the wall, I...

The purpose of my volunteering in Nicaragua is to analyze and evaluate hazards, vulnerabilities and capacities of rural communities in front of natural disasters. In order to achieve our goals, my colleague and I have chosen to work with populations. Indeed, I think time of...

During the last month I have partecipated in some meetings  between GVC and other organisations involved in the  project “Community Based Disaster Preparedness and Institutional Strengthening to Increase Resilience in the Homogenous Cross Border Region of La Moskitia Honduras and Nicaragua” funded by ECHO and...

A hike through the Natural Reserve Rio Ñambí in southwestern Colombia is an experience for all senses: you can see the incredible colorful flora and fauna, listen to the singing of the birds, feel the fresh, wet air of the trees and plants and taste...

Getting here in Haiti was like starting a new chapter of our lives. We spent the first few weeks looking for silly similarities, making comparisons with past experiences in the attempt to understand the context, the country, and its people. It took so long to write this...