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28 January 2015

SARC teams on alert to alleviate the threatening winter conditions in Syria

Volunteers from the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) have been deployed following heavy snow storms which hit the country in recent weeks.
Republic of Korea steps in with support for Malaysia floods response
28 January 2015

Republic of Korea steps in with support for Malaysia floods response

Efforts to help flood-affected communities across three states of East Coast Peninsular Malaysia, received a significant boost when the Government of the Republic of Korea donated $100,000 US dollars to relief operations supported by the International Fed
IFRC receives an award for its dedication and support to the Alliance for Malaria Prevention
28 January 2015

IFRC receives an award for its dedication and support to the Alliance for Malaria Prevention

Malaria prevention is a global public health success story.
Malawi: 2.6 M Swiss franc emergency appeal as flood-hit country fears long-term crisis
26 January 2015

Malawi: 2.6 M Swiss franc emergency appeal as flood-hit country fears long-term crisis

With more rain expected, the number of people affected by flooding in Malawi continues to grow.
Malawi: heavy rains and flooding leave thousands destitute
23 January 2015

Malawi: heavy rains and flooding leave thousands destitute

When 80-year-old Nellie Nkhoma went to sleep on the night of 6 January, she expected the following morning to just like any other with nothing more difficult than housework to do.
Four people, including three children, die as violent storms hit the occupied Palestine territories
22 January 2015

Four people, including three children, die as violent storms hit the occupied Palestine territories

A strong and violent winter storm severely hit the occupied Palestine territories in early January, covering the Gaza Strip and the West Bank with snow and rain and leaving at least four people dead.
Typhoon-damaged health facilities get a makeover
16 January 2015

Typhoon-damaged health facilities get a makeover

The Philippine Red Cross, with the support of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, is targeting 35 health facilities for rehabilitation as part of the overall Typhoon Haiyan recovery plan
IFRC mobilizes in southern Africa to help nations hit by disastrous seasonal floods
16 January 2015

IFRC mobilizes in southern Africa to help nations hit by disastrous seasonal floods

Tens of thousands of people have been forced out of their homes in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe by flooding, caused by a deep low-pressure system that crawled across southern Africa, dumping weeks’ worth of rain in a few hours in places.
Malaysian Red Crescent Society looks to ‘adopt’ villages following severe floods
16 January 2015

Malaysian Red Crescent Society looks to ‘adopt’ villages following severe floods

Adoption of 9 villages planned to help affected communities rebuild
French Red Cross response to violent attacks
15 January 2015

French Red Cross provides comfort and first aid in the aftermath of Paris attacks

French Red Cross goes into action to provide advanced medical support in latest crisis.

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