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Italy earthquake: Red Cross teams join search for quake survivors

Rome/Geneva, 24 August 2016: Search and rescue teams and sniffer dogs from the Italian Red Cross...

World Humanitarian Day Tragedy: IFRC calls for humanitarian solution to Mediterranean drownings as two young children confirmed drowned

Geneva, 19 August 2016: Two Syrian children, eight months and five years old, were today confirme...

Warning of 579,000 severely malnourished children the latest wake-up call on southern Africa

Pretoria / Geneva, 17 August 2016: A new report revealing that 579,000 children across southern...


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