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Haiti: Building resilience seven years after the 2010 earthquake

Port-au-Prince, 13 January 2017 – Seven years after a devastating earthquake killed more than...

Red Cross issues warning over severe winter weather in Europe

Budapest, 9 January 2017— The Red Cross is urging people to protect themselves against severe...

Emergency appeal launched to help more than 100,000 people hit by Bangladesh monsoon floods

August 17, 2016 – Dhaka / Kuala Lumpur:   Today the International Federation of Red Cross and Red...


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