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4 September 2015

“We were treated like animals.” Migrants, in search of safety, brave treacherous journeys

They come from Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. Thousands of migrants crossing through Serbia every week – families with children, the disabled, the elderly, the young – all hoping to make it further into Europe.
Using solar power to beat Ebola
3 September 2015

Using solar power to beat Ebola

Spreading Ebola protection messages via sun powered radios
Just want to be useful
1 September 2015

Just want to be useful

More than 180,000 vulnerable migrants have arrived in Greece this year. At the Elaiones Reception Center for migrants outside of Athens, three times a day, volunteers from the Hellenic Red Cross prepare and deliver food.
Moments of dignity
1 September 2015

Moments of dignity

The water runs down little one-year old Hasar’s body. Her mother, Ayaat, holds her while her father, Thaen, pours the water from a plastic bottle onto her curly hair to rinse away the ...
The path from beneficiary to Red Cross champion in Mozambique
1 September 2015

The path from beneficiary to Red Cross champion in Mozambique

Following deadly floods, Abel Augusto was spurred into action to help his community
One month on, emergency relief still needed in flood-struck Myanmar
1 September 2015

One month on, emergency relief still needed in flood-struck Myanmar

Thousands will need financial assistance to recover from the severe floods.
Women regional disaster response staff help communities in Nepal
1 September 2015

Women regional disaster response staff help communities in Nepal

Nepal Red Cross Society gives priority to gender and diversity in disaster management.
National Society Presidents from the Americas focus on Blood Banks
31 August 2015

National Society Presidents from the Americas focus on Blood Banks

The specific purpose of this meeting was to discuss Red Cross blood bank services in the region
Food insecurity in the Sahel region: a silent tragedy
31 August 2015

Food insecurity in the Sahel region: a silent tragedy

Failed rains mean an estimated 20 million people are facing hunger in the Sahel
I lost my son during the storms
31 August 2015

I lost my son during the storms

Rebuilding in Tanzania with the help of the Red Cross

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