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2 April 2015

Concludes the XX Inter-American Conference

The conference did come to an end, but our strong commitment, the important reflections on how to move forward...
Afghan Red Crescent responds to devastating avalanche across the country
1 April 2015

Afghan Red Crescent responds to devastating avalanche across the country

Recent heavy snowfalls, rain and avalanches took a deadly toll on the lives and properties of the people in 22 provinces of Afghanistan leaving 230 people dead and 35 wounded. Over 6,000 homes were also damaged or destroyed.
Tuvalu: Working together to recover in the wake of Cyclone Pam
1 April 2015

Tuvalu: Working together to recover in the wake of Cyclone Pam

When Tropical Cyclone Pam bore down on the Pacific island nation of Tuvalu, more than 300 people on the country’s three northern islands had to evacuate from their homes when high winds and huge waves hurled sand, boulders and debris across tiny atolls an
Solidarity | #WordsAgainstEbola
31 March 2015

Solidarity | #WordsAgainstEbola

"I had no idea how much I would learn about solidarity from my Liberian colleagues in such a short time."
Nigeria Red Cross prepares for country's general election
28 March 2015

Nigeria Red Cross prepares for country's general election

Thousands of volunteers receive refresher first-aid training
The challenges of delivering relief to battered Pacific islands two weeks after Cyclone Pam
27 March 2015

The challenges of delivering relief to battered Pacific islands two weeks after Cyclone Pam

Two weeks have passed since Cyclone Pam and two other tropical storms struck the Pacific, bringing destructive winds, heavy rains and tidal surges which caused widespread devastation affecting well over 100,000 people in Vanuatu and four other Pacific nat
French, Spanish and German Red Cross societies support relatives after plane crash
26 March 2015

French, Spanish and German Red Cross societies support relatives after plane crash

Cross-national Red Cross psychosocial teams leave for France to help comfort relatives of the plane crash victims.
When preparedness saved lives
25 March 2015

When preparedness saved lives

The Red Cross played a key role in issuing early warnings before Cyclone Pam struck Vanuatu on March 13.
Standing up to stigma by supporting others with multi drug-resistant tuberculosis
24 March 2015

Standing up to stigma by supporting others with multi drug-resistant tuberculosis

Siphokazi Kosopi suffered intense discrimination after she was diagnosed with multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB).
South Sudan: Safe water, the number one medicine
23 March 2015

South Sudan: Safe water, the number one medicine

Combining access to safe water with improved hygiene practices

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