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IFRC launches emergency appeal following devastating floods and landslides in Sri Lanka

IFRC appeal will enable the Sri Lanka Red Cross to reach 40,000 people with aid over the next ...

World Humanitarian Summit: The test is what will follow

The World Humanitarian Summit draws to a close with the news of bombings that have claimed well...

Red Cross Red Crescent Movement welcomes “Grand Bargain”, calls for greater engagement of host governments and communities

Istanbul, 23 May 2016 – The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement today welcomed the...


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