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Haiti hurricane: Food, shelter and relief supplies reaching people in isolated villages

Port au Prince, 21 October 2016 – Haiti Red Cross volunteers have delivered packages of emergency...

Haiti Hurricane: Red Cross mobile medical clinic deployed; Preparing to deliver urgent care in hard-to-reach villages

20 October 2016, Port Au Prince – A team of Canadian and French Red Cross medical and emergency...

Philippines: IFRC releases emergency funds to support communities hit by Typhoon Haima

20 October 2016, Manila -  As Red Cross volunteers and staff members provide immediate assistance...


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