Category Archive: Disaster

Ghana Health Service takes delivery of tricycle ambulances in Upper East

November 16th, 2020 by

The Upper East Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service has taken delivery of twenty-two tricycle ambulances and 73 Haemocue (blood testing) machines for distribution to six deprived districts in the Region. The beneficiary districts are Bongo, Binduri, Nabdam, Kassena Nankana Municipality, Pusiga... read more

GRCS commissions 102 housing units for flood victims

September 17th, 2020 by

The Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) in collaboration with the Swiss Red Cross has commissioned 102 units of two-bedroom houses constructed for victims of the October 2019 flood in six communities across the Builsa North District and Kassena Nankana Municipality. The communities include; Mayoro benefitting... read more

GRCS pilots new medium of information dissemination in UER

August 17th, 2020 by

The Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) has started a pilot communication strategy project in five communities in the Upper East Region aimed at reducing disaster risk. The project is been carried out in collaboration with the Swiss Red Cross involves mounting speaker polls through which Community Disaster... read more

GRCS donates to mothers’ clubs in UER

July 22nd, 2020 by

The Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) has donated 500 bags of fertilizer to Mothers’ clubs in six districts across the Upper East Region. The areas include Pusiga, Nabdam, Binduri, Bongo, Tongo, and Kassena Nankana Municipal. Donating a total of 150 bags each to the women in Pusiga and Binduri districts,... read more

COVID-19: Ghana Red Cross Society Receives US$150,000.00 from Supreme Master Ching Hai

June 30th, 2020 by

  The Supreme Master Ching Hai International has donated an amount of One Hundred and Fifty Thousand United States Dollars (US$150,000) to the Ghana Red Cross Society as its contribution to the fight against the novel, Coronavirus in Ghana. The donation of One Hundred and Fifty Thousand United States... read more

SITUATION UPDATE, COVID-19 OUTBREAK IN GHANA AS AT 21 MAY 2020

May 23rd, 2020 by

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SITUATION UPDATE, COVID-19 OUTBREAK IN GHANA AS AT 27 APRIL 2020

April 29th, 2020 by

PREVENTIVE MEASURES FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC Stay at home; Observe social distancing; Avoid handshaking Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, dispose the tissue in a closed bin, and then wash your hands. Always wear a mask particularly... read more

SITUATION UPDATE, COVID-19 OUTBREAK IN GHANA – 19 APRIL 2020

April 23rd, 2020 by

The Ghana Health Service is continuing with the supervision of the completion of a backlog of laboratory samples which have been picked for testing for COVID-19. Total samples tested so far now stands at 68,591 with 1.52 % testing positive. The results of these backlog of samples when released does... read more

SITUATION UPDATE, COVID-19 OUTBREAK IN GHANA AS AT 15 APRIL 2020, 22:55 HRS

April 18th, 2020 by

Two weeks since the institution of enhanced surveillance, restriction of movement and continuous public education to prevent the spread of cases of COVID-19, several cases have been recorded As of 14th April 2020, at 23:00HRS, a total of 50,719 persons have been tested with 641 being positive for COVID-19.... read more

Situation Update, COVID-19 Outbreak in Ghana as at 11 April 2020, 23:59 Hrs

April 13th, 2020 by

Over the past thirteen (13) days (since the introduction of the enhanced surveillance), a number of measures have been introduced to control and prevent further spread of COVID-19 in Ghana. Among these include restrictive movement in the hotspots of the outbreak, intensive contact tracing and laboratory... read more

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