Reference : V-P-BR-E-00101
Date : 04/2010
Country/Region : BRAZIL
Caption : Rio de Janeiro, Nova Holanda favela. First-aid training course given by the Brazilian Red Cross and the ICRC employees.
Photographer : COHEN, Nadia Shira
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : Members of the Brazilian Red Cross joined by Rio De Janeiro ICRC Delegation staff teach first aid techniques to residents of Nova Holanda, a favela greatly affected by armed violence in Rio, located in Complexo da Maré. The 4 day first aid course is intended to equip residents with the know how to save lives in their own environment, using found materials that would be available in their every day lives. Residents are taught to react by simulating violent incidents that most of them see on a regular basis.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 4368x2912
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour