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Democratic Republic of the Congo: Red Cross launches emergency appeal to fight multiple deadly disease outbreaks

Yaoundé, Geneva - 22 July 2016 – In light of several epidemics in the Democratic Republic of the...

AIDS 2016: IFRC calls for more investment in community-based response to HIV

Durban / Geneva, 21 July 2016: With the XXI International AIDS Conference ( AIDS2016 ), underway ...

Iraq: IFRC appeals for immediate support for Red Crescent response as crisis deepens

Beirut/Geneva, 9 July 2016 - The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies...


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