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Austrian ERU-Teamleader Ralf Gfrerer during an interview with Austrian Television journalist Gerhard Tuschler. Kashmir earthquake, Pakistan and India, October 2005.
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Millions of volunteers and staff are working in 189 member National Societies all around the world. Read the latest news stories about the Red Cross Red Crescent activities.
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Watch the latest videos about IFRC's humanitarian work around the world. Journalists can also download a range of b-rolls in broadcast quality (MPEG2).
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