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7 February 2016

Red Cross rescue teams in Taiwan continue search for earthquake survivors

Five Red Cross rescue teams support government and military emergency services to search for survivors
Taiwan Red Cross Organisation dispatches rescue and relief teams after 6.4 magnitude earthquake
6 February 2016

Taiwan Red Cross Organisation dispatches rescue and relief teams after 6.4 magnitude earthquake

Earthquake caused damage to buildings in parts of Taiwan, killing five and injuring almost 400 people.
Mushroom magic brings profits for earthquake survivor
5 February 2016

Mushroom magic brings profits for earthquake survivor

Red Cross livelihoods project helps to support small businesses for families affected by the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.
Health worker steps up to the challenge of disaster response
4 February 2016

Health worker steps up to the challenge of disaster response

Training National Disaster Response Teams to leap into action when crises hit close to home
Obituary: Olioliga Iosua (Oli), Tuvalu Red Cross Society
1 February 2016

Obituary: Olioliga Iosua (Oli), Tuvalu Red Cross Society

Red Cross and Red Crescent partners paid tribute to Tuvalu Red Cross Society Secretary General, Olioliga Iosua (Oli), who passed away last Friday.
Rebuilding lives in Myanmar, six months after the floods
1 February 2016

Rebuilding lives in Myanmar, six months after the floods

The Red Cross is working to build the resilience of communities in Myanmar to better withstand future crises.
Building a network of African humanitarians
28 January 2016

Building a network of African humanitarians

African National Societies come to the aid of eachother in times of crisis.
With food hard to come by, drought stricken families turn to Red Cross soup kitchen for nourishment
27 January 2016

With food hard to come by, drought stricken families turn to Red Cross soup kitchen for nourishment

Namibia experiences its worst drought in 80 years, due to El Nino
Lesvos: New shoreline transit centre helps migrants upon arrival
26 January 2016

Lesvos: New shoreline transit centre helps migrants upon arrival

Over 26,000 vulnerable people have braved the freezing weather and rough seas to reach Lesvos in the first few weeks of 2016.
Melting hearts with a warm Icelandic welcome
26 January 2016

Melting hearts with a warm Icelandic welcome

Syrian families build a new life in Iceland with support from the Icelandic Red Cross volunteers eager to help.

In pictures...

In-pictures: Syrian Arab Red Crescent include medical team in second joint humanitarian convoy to besieged towns

Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) volunteer teams, together with the ICRC and UN, have gained ...

In pictures: Winter relief provided by Iraqi Red Crescent Society

There are 3.2 million IDPs in Iraq and some 245,000 Syrian refugees. Life is not easy for these ...

In-pictures: Red Cross builds temporary shelters for migrants in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

The Red Cross of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has erected 15 Ikea model houses in...

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