The Russian Red Cross Society
Who is responsible for psychosocial support (PSS)?
Coordinator of PSS programs, RRC Headquarters, Moscow, Russia
Contact for PSS
Phone: +8 499 126 47 83; +7 495 998 26 86
Fax:+8 499 126 47 83
Website of the national society or PSS
Field of psychosocial support at the moment
- Since January 2005 up till now Russian Red Cross with the support of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has bee implementing the Program “Psychosocial support of victims of the terrorist attack in Beslan”. The staff consisting of 30psychosocial workers has been trained. We opened a first center in the history of RRC – Russian Red Cross Center for PPS Support.
- About 239 families receive home PSD support on constant basis: empathy, active listening, informing, finding of stress coping techniques.
- Group work with the purpose of resocialisation, adaptation to new life, studios of empowerment of intellectual and creative resources’: computer, skills, foreign languages club, photo studio, gym studio.
- Since April 2007, a new project “PPS Support for families of the miners who died in the explosions in two mines in the Southern Keezbuss (Siberia)”. This is emergency operation with PSSS support. This project has been realizing as distribution of Beslan experience.