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...

by Erika Bozzato   Community Mobilizers are volunteers affiliated to Lebanese NGOs that are supporting GVC during hygiene promotion campaigns with refugees coming from Syria. They carry out very valuable tasks, visiting Informal tended settlements and informing people about good hygiene practices, safe ways to handle water,...

[gallery link="file" columns="4" orderby="title"]   Since two days ago information started to circulate about the Lebanese Army warning Syrian Refugees in some municipalities in North Bekaa to dismantle their ITSs and leave by the next morning. Officially because some ITSs would be located too close to army...

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...

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...

My colleague Loli and I arrived to Managua on the 22nd of July after a long journey of more or less 20 hours. We left from Bolonia, had stop over in Madrid and Miami before arriving to Managua Airport. In Madrid another passenger picked up...

[gallery link="file" columns="4" orderby="title"] by Erika Bozzato Beirut incorporates very sharp contrasts within. I have been here for a week now, and I find it very fascinating. Beirut is loud. So loud. It is a bustling city of 2 million people - considering the metropolitan area - constantly honking,...