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Reference : V-F-CR-F-02055-D
Date : 07/2015
Country/Region : BRAZIL
Title : Projeto Rio : Comportamento mais seguro : protegendo a escola da violência
Duration : 00:02:19
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
Production reference : 2015AV.0071
Description : The Rio Project, carried out between 2009 and 2013, comprised a set of International Committee of the Red Cross (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 Safer Behaviour programme sought to reduce and prevent the impact of violence on education workers, school students and their families. They learned to adopt self-protection measures and security protocols. The programme was developed in partnership with the Rio de Janeiro Municipal Secretariat of Education (Seeduc).
Original language : Portuguese
English title : Rio Project : Safer behaviour : protecting the school from violence
Title in other language : Projeto Rio : Comportamento mais seguro : protegendo a escola da violência
Colour/B&W : colour
Resolution : 1280 x 720
Aspect ratio : 16/9
Original material/format : H264
Best material/format available : ProRes 422