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2 March 2015

Banishing Ebola from the body, mind and soul

“Little by little, men dressed in white suits invaded my dreams,” explains Red Cross volunteer Antoine Kovana Kolié.
Re-connecting families separated by conflict in Myanmar
2 March 2015

Re-connecting families separated by conflict in Myanmar

The Myanmar Red Cross Society is working to reunite families separated by the conflict in Myanmar
Displaced but determined: Red Cross volunteers lead the way in flood-stricken Malawi
26 February 2015

Displaced but determined: Red Cross volunteers lead the way in flood-stricken Malawi

Red Cross volunteers, affected by flash flooding themselves, continue to step forward to help their neighbours.
Sierra Leone: Red Cross Ebola soap opera educates and engages communities
24 February 2015

Sierra Leone: Red Cross Ebola soap opera educates and engages communities

What could be a scene of an Ebola affected community is in fact the set of the Sierra Leone Red Cross’ new soap opera
Improving risk reduction in Central Africa through mutual cooperation
24 February 2015

Improving risk reduction in Central Africa through mutual cooperation

Red Cross and Central African States enter into memorandum of understanding
Volunteers attacked while carrying out humanitarian work in Myanmar
23 February 2015

Volunteers attacked while carrying out humanitarian work in Myanmar

In the last week three volunteers of the Myanmar Red Cross have been wounded in two separate attacks when they were evacuating civilians from the town of Laukkai in the Kokang region of northern Shan state.
Desire to return home hindered by ongoing conflict in Central African Republic
23 February 2015

Desire to return home hindered by ongoing conflict in Central African Republic

Ongoing conflict has destroyed the livelihoods of many with businesses in ruins and farmers unable to tend to their crops.
Malawi: “The water has taken everything from us”
23 February 2015

Malawi: “The water has taken everything from us”

“I was up to my neck in water,” 54-year-old Eliza Kambewa remembers
Guinea: Red Cross volunteers risk their lives to end Ebola
23 February 2015

Guinea: Red Cross volunteers risk their lives to end Ebola

Red Cross volunteer Lopou Topou describes how she was attacked while trying to end Ebola in Guinea.
Relief is not enough in flood-stricken Malawi
18 February 2015

Relief is not enough in flood-stricken Malawi

Aid efforts paused when fresh rains again rose the rivers in the Lower Shire valley.

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