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Nigerian Red Cross still in shock, four days after the loss of as many as six volunteers, and others seriously injured

Abuja, Nigeria. 21 January. As many as nine Nigerian Red Cross Society volunteers remain in...

IFRC Secretary General available for interviews at World Economic Forum on new `localised` vision for channelling humanitarian aid

Focus Issue at Davos:  The state of humanitarian need in the world is unprecedented, with over 13...

IFRC mourns the loss of two Mexican Red Cross paramedics, who were killed on duty on 14 January

Geneva/Panama – The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)...


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