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30 October 2014

Young Survivors of Japan triple disaster visit Geneva to express thanks

On Tuesday, a group of young people from Fukushima, Sendai and surrounding areas in Japan visited Geneva and addressed a group of humanitarian workers at the IFRC, sharing their thanks for the organization's support following the 2011 triple disaster.
A day with Turkish Red  Crescent in camps for Syrian people
30 October 2014

A day with Turkish Red Crescent in camps for Syrian people

“Be a doctor”, “Help people in need”, “Live in a safe place without bombs”, “Return home”, “Become a Red Crescent member as the people that is supporting us”.
South Sudan: Sanitation awareness, behaviour change crucial in the fight against cholera
28 October 2014

South Sudan: Sanitation awareness, behaviour change crucial in the fight against cholera

Six months since the outset of a cholera outbreak, the Red Cross continues efforts to curb the disease.
Ebola response through a logistician’s lens in Sierra Leone
28 October 2014

Ebola response through a logistician’s lens in Sierra Leone

While volunteers on the the frontlines of the Ebola response, it is logisticians who procure the glue that holds it together.
IFRC Asia Pacific conference concludes with ‘The Beijing Call for Innovation’
24 October 2014

IFRC Asia Pacific conference concludes with ‘The Beijing Call for Innovation’

The world is changing at a pace that we have never seen before and at the same time our world is ever more interconnected, creating new opportunities for solidarity but also new and more complex threats
“They accused me of selling my son.” The father of an Ebola victim speaks out
24 October 2014

“They accused me of selling my son.” The father of an Ebola victim speaks out

Saa Mamadi Ceno is president of the Red Cross branch in Gueckedou, in southern Guinea, the epicenter of the Ebola outbreak.
Embracing new technology for data collection in Zambia
24 October 2014

Embracing new technology for data collection in Zambia

Survey data is invaluable to the work of the Red Cross. It can be used to plan, monitor and revamp programming.
IFRC calls for greater innovation in tackling escalating humanitarian challenges in Asia Pacific
22 October 2014

IFRC calls for greater innovation in tackling escalating humanitarian challenges in Asia Pacific

The Asia Pacific Regional Conference of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) began today in Beijing.
Young humanitarians in action prior to the 9th Asia Pacific Regional Conference
21 October 2014

Young humanitarians in action prior to the 9th Asia Pacific Regional Conference

At a time when the world is rapidly changing, where protracted crises and the combined effects of natural disasters, climate change, urbanisation and emerging health threats are causing new levels of vulnerability; 49 Red Cross Red Crescent youth delegate
Grappling with a cholera epidemic in northern Cameroon
20 October 2014

Grappling with a cholera epidemic in northern Cameroon

For many years, cholera has been a common occurrence in northern Cameroon.

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