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29 September 2014

Japanese Red Cross medical teams join rescue efforts following Mount Ontake volcanic eruption

Japenese Red Cross Society responds to volcanic eruption.
Serbia: Latest natural disaster draws more support
27 September 2014

Serbia: Latest natural disaster draws more support

A new wave of floods that hit isolated villages in the eastern parts of Serbia last week prompted the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to release emergency funds yesterday, 25 September in support of the Red Cros
Mexican Red Cross distributes aid following hurricane Odile
25 September 2014

Mexican Red Cross distributes aid following hurricane Odile

20 tons of humanitarian aid distributed in Southern Baja California
Qatar Red Crescent responds to immediate and long-term needs in Gaza
25 September 2014

Qatar Red Crescent responds to immediate and long-term needs in Gaza

Throughout the recent two-month conflict in Gaza, the Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) was at the forefront providing all forms of assistance for the people of the Gaza Strip, particularly medical and ambulatory services, as well as mobilising
New Ebola treatment centre opens in Sierra Leone
23 September 2014

New Ebola treatment centre opens in Sierra Leone

When it comes to being on the front lines of fighting Ebola, no one can come closer than those manning the treatment centres in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.
From typhoons to volcanoes: Philippine Red Cross responds to multiple crises
23 September 2014

From typhoons to volcanoes: Philippine Red Cross responds to multiple crises

The Philippine Red Cross is no stranger to responding to multiple disasters.
Tunisian Red Crescent increases border support for refugees amid Libya unrest
22 September 2014

Tunisian Red Crescent increases border support for refugees amid Libya unrest

The renewed violence in Libya has significantly spilled over into Tunisia, where thousands of Libyans headed to escape the ongoing armed clashes. The Tunisian Red Crescent Society (TRCS) has since August mobilised its volunteers to respond to the urgent
Tragedies at sea highlight the dangers of migration and the need for action
19 September 2014

Tragedies at sea highlight the dangers of migration and the need for action

If reports are confirmed, this past week is the deadliest period for the sea migrants in recent years, as more than 750 people from the Middle East and Africa are feared to have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea attempting to reach Europe.
Preparing for the frontlines: training for high pressure Ebola mission in Sierra Leone
19 September 2014

Preparing for the frontlines: training for a high pressure Ebola mission in Sierra Leone

Twenty-six Red Cross Red Crescent workers from seven countries underwent a rigorous two-day training in Geneva this week. As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Society’s most recent response phase, they will operate a treatment centre...
Floods destroy homes and livelihoods in Pakistan
18 September 2014

Floods destroy homes and livelihoods in Pakistan

Late monsoon rains earlier this month have unleashed a devastating flood, inundating large areas of Pakistan and affecting around two million people in a disaster that continues to unfold.

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