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Red Cross continues its lifeline for New Zealanders still cut off after quake

More than a fortnight after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit  New Zealand, thousands of...

Lebanese Red Cross strengthens ambulance services with support of People of Japan

The people of Japan continue to show their commitment to humanitarian causes in Lebanon and the ...

IFRC President reiterates the collaboration with Lao Red Cross to build community resilience

Vientiane, 23 November 2016 -   Today, Mr. Tadateru Konoé, President of the International...


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