Spanish Red Cross

Who is responsible for psychosocial support (PSS)?

Ana Costales Plaza

Contact for PSS
Contact person 1
Ana Costales Plaza
Phone: +34 91 335 45 76

e-mail: anaco(at)

Contact person 2
María Abengózar Carneros
Phone: +34 91 335 43 17

e-mail: mabengozar(at)

Website of the national society or PSS

Field of psychosocial support at the moment?

  • Training and support to the volunteers and staff working in emergencies, carrying out psychosocial projects, crisis intervention and members of the psychosocial intervention teams in emergencies.
  • Support to vulnerable people as migrants, refugees, people affected by HIV, women victims of gender abuse, elderly people.
  • Psychosocial support in emergencies to victims and their families by specialized multidisciplinary teams (ERIE in its Spanish acronym) that provide an integral approach, taking care of medical, social and psychological needs.
  • Implementation of psychosocial projects in the field of the International Cooperation, both in emergency situations (disasters) and in development programs (long-term).
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