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25 November 2014

Bahrain Red Crescent hosts humanitarian diplomacy forum in Manama

The “Diplomacy in the service of humanity” forum kicked off on Monday under the patronage of the Bahrain Red Crescent Society in the Bahraini capital Manama, in the presence of several state officials, representatives of governmental bodies
Increased violence forces evacuation of Libyan Red Crescent offices, while volunteers continue saving lives
25 November 2014

Increased violence forces evacuation of Libyan Red Crescent offices, while volunteers continue saving lives

For months, intense clashes have been ravaging different Libyan cities and putting the lives of thousands at risk. Recently, the violence has not spared the safety of Libyan Red Crescent Society staff and volunteers, who were forced to relocate ...
Mosul: Iraqi Red Crescent remains the only active organisation on the frontline
25 November 2014

Mosul: Iraqi Red Crescent remains the only active organisation on the frontline

“We miss ordinary life. We have been living without electricity for a long time and we have no work. All what we do is getting out of the house to the street and back inside,” says aid Abu Riad, a 50-year-old man who lives in a suburb of the Iraqi city of
Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone speak of their hopes and fears
24 November 2014

Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone speak of their hopes and fears

In its first two months of operation, the Red Cross treatment centre in Sierra Leone has discharged 118 Ebola patients.
Consulting communities through two-way dialogue in advance of the World Humanitarian Summit
24 November 2014

Consulting communities through two-way dialogue in advance of the World Humanitarian Summit

Ensuring the voices of urban and rural dwellers are heard.
Victims of Weapons Contamination Still Standing
20 November 2014

Victims of Weapons Contamination Still Standing

Dignity, empowerment, resilience, victims’ rights, where some of the key words during the visit to the municipality of Palmira
A town of peace amid conflict
20 November 2014

A town of peace amid conflict

During the Global Community Resilience Forum, delegates from 40 countries visited two production projects sponsored by the Colombian Red Cross in Santander de Quilichao.
Corinto, a thriving land in search of peace
20 November 2014

Corinto, a thriving land in search of peace

The work being done by the Colombian Red Cross Branch in the Municipality of Corinto has focused on promoting institutional alliances
Death cannot be a daily occurrence
20 November 2014

Death cannot be a daily occurrence

Colombian Red Cross is partnering to increase community resilience in Potrero Grande
Belarus: Icelandic celebrity visits Open Home in Belarus
19 November 2014

Icelandic celebrity tells his story at Open Home of the Belarus Red Cross

The lead singer of the Icelandic band Gus Gus spent several hours at the Open Home in Minsk prior to the band`s concert in the Belarusian capital in November 2014.

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