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Reference : V-F-CR-F-02055-A
Date : 07/2015
Country/Region : BRAZIL
Title : Rio Project : Mental health : supporting people affected by violence = Projeto Rio : Saúde mental : apoio às pessoas afetadas pela violência
Duration : 00:02:25
Editor : CORREA, Caio
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Production company : ICRC
ICRC producer :
LEFCOVICH, Sandra Adriana; LARIAS CHEQUER, Jamile; SAKALIAN, Stephan Pierre
Editor : CORREA, Caio
Production reference : 2015AV.0067
Description : The Rio Project, carried out between 2009 and 2013, comprised a set of ICRC initiatives in partnership with Brazilian governmental agencies, neighbourhood associations and the Brazilian Red Cross (BRC) to mitigate the humanitarian consequences of armed violence.
The experience resulted in integrated action related to health promotion and education that seek to protect the population and develop the resilience of those who live and/or work in favelas in Rio de Janeiro. In places where the State and its structures are still in operation, the ICRC adapts its experience and works in support of local authorities, rather than replace them in the provision of basic services, and supports increased State action. In the case of Rio, some of these initiatives have become public policy.
At the request of local governments, some of the methodologies developed during the Rio Project are being replicated in 12 cities across Brazil, in other Latin American countries and other continents.

The Mental Health and Violence programme empowered residents and health workers to cope with the emotional and psychological issues that arise out of violence in communities. The programme was developed in partnership with the Rio de Janeiro Municipal Secretariat for Health (SMS).
Original language : Portuguese
English title : Rio Project : Mental health : supporting people affected by violence
Title in other language : Projeto Rio : Saúde mental : apoio às pessoas afetadas pela violência
Colour/B&W : colour
SD/HD : HD
Resolution : 1920 x 1080
Aspect ratio : 16/9
Original material/format : H264
Best material/format available : ProRes 422

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