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A large part of asylum seekers are people of prime working age whose first wish is to find employment, support themselves and their families and be independent of handouts from society. They have many kinds of training and skills but find it hard to gain entry to the Finnish labour market.

Mikael Lehtinen / Finnish Red Cross

Companies, governments and tourists are showing an increasing interest in the Arctic region. This increases the likelihood of accidents requiring the preparedness and readiness skills of the Red Cross.

Joonas Brandt / Finnish Red Cross

The director of the preparedness group of psychologists gets energy from seeing people get back on their feet after a crisis that had seemed hopeless.

Mari Vehkalahti / Suomen Punainen Risti

Tents provided by the Finnish Red Cross offer shelter to families that lost their homes due to draught and flash floods in Afghanistan.

Canadian Red Cross

The Finnish Red Cross’s and the Canadian Red Cross’s joint cholera treatment unit admitted its first patients on Thursday. The unit is part of a field hospital that will operate in connection with the local Hospital Rural De Nhamatanda.

Denis Onyodi / Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre

The Finnish Red Cross is going to work together with the Canadian Red Cross to establish a hospital in the disaster area left behind by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique. The hospital is going to be equipped to handle births and treat infectious diseases, for example.

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Resilience Project in Finland

”Pärjätään Yhdessä” project builds up recilience of local communities in Finland. Goal is to build up networks for local level NGO’s and municipality governmental actors to build up resilience of local communities. These networks organize...

Classes and events

20.5.2019 to 22.5.2019
Location:
Pirkkalaistori 1, 37100, Nokia
21.5.2019
Location:
Lehtimäentie 1, 26820, Rauma
21.5.2019
Location:
Valtakatu 10, 26100, Rauma
21.5.2019
21.5.2019
Location:
Pirkkalaistori 1, 37100, Nokia

First-aid courses

20. - 21.5.2019
Location:
Teollisuuskatu 15, 80100, Joensuu
20.5.2019 to 21.5.2019
Location:
Haapaniementie 10, 70100, Kuopio
20. - 21.5.2019
Location:
Hietaniemenkatu 7 B, 5.krs, 00100, Helsinki
20.5.2019 to 21.5.2019
Location:
Yliopistonkatu 24, 20100, Turku
20.5.2019 to 21.5.2019
Location:
Vanhantullinkatu 4, 3.krs, 90100, Oulu