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IFRC President urges Ebola-affected governments to recognize role of Red Cross volunteers in strengthening community resilience to future emergencies

Geneva, 9 February 2016 – The President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red...

Dr Jemilah Mahmood appointed Chair of the Humanitarian Leadership Academy

The Humanitarian Leadership Academy is pleased to announce the appointment of the distinguished...

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