Typhoon Haiyan

Discover more on the Red Cross Red Crescent response to the most powerful storm to ever make landfall.

Read more

Disaster law

Strong disaster law can make communities safer and response operations more effective.

Read more


World Disasters Report – Focus on local actors, the key to humanitarian effectiveness

Read more

Resilience Journal

See 42 inspirational stories of resilience from around the world.

Read more

Press releases

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...

Haiti: Delivering aid to hard-to-reach communities is the key priority

Port au Prince, 18 October 2016.  Critical relief is starting to reach villages in Haiti affected...


Support our vital disaster response work

Latest appeals

21 October 2016
Italy - Population Movement (MDRIT002)
Italy - Operations Update no. 4
21 October 2016
Nepal - Earthquake (MDRNP008)
Nepal - Operation Update 12
19 October 2016
Philippines - Typhoon Haima (MDRPH022)
Philippines - DREF Operation

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian organization, with 190 member National Societies. As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality. About this site & copyright