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25 April 2015

Red Cross volunteers in action following 7.9 magnitude earthquake in Nepal

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is preparing to mount an emergency response operation in response to the 7.9 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal today.
Red Cross staff and volunteers assist migrants on their arrival in Europe
24 April 2015

Red Cross staff and volunteers assist migrants on their arrival in Europe

The figures keep rising until eventually they become impossible to ignore. Thousands of people are making the perilous crossing from the southern shores of the Mediterranean to Europe.
World Malaria Day: Red Cross and partners continue the battle against the number one killer in the Central African Republic
24 April 2015

World Malaria Day: Red Cross and partners continue the battle against the number one killer in the Central African Republic

A Global Fund grant means quicker access to malaria test results for anxious parents
24 April 2015

"All we are asking is for assured security so we can return home."

Hashita and her six children are still living in a camp, more than one year after violence forced them from their home in Central African Republic.
The personal dilemma of going home to northeast Nigeria
23 April 2015

The personal dilemma of going home to northeast Nigeria

Families displaced by violence hesitate to return home, afraid of what they will find.
Supporting efforts for the recovery process in Northern Chile
22 April 2015

Supporting efforts for the recovery process in Northern Chile

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) approved emergency funds for the implementation of an emergency action plan...
Yemen Red Crescent SG calls for respecting emblems, providing safe access to facilitate volunteers’ humanitarian mission
22 April 2015

Yemen Red Crescent SG calls for respecting emblems, providing safe access to facilitate volunteers’ humanitarian mission

For the past weeks, Yemen has been enduring a bloody round of violence which has so far claimed the lives of hundreds of people and has caused major destruction in the country.
I am an Ebola nurse. I am also an Ebola survivor. This is my story.
21 April 2015

I am an Ebola nurse. I am also an Ebola survivor. This is my story.

"12 of us contracted the sickness and only two of us survived. I am coping much better now."
Refugees become Red Cross volunteers in Ethiopia
20 April 2015

Refugees become Red Cross volunteers in Ethiopia

South Sudanese take a hand in improving their living conditions.
Eye-witnesses of conflict in Ukraine receive psychosocial support from Russian Red Cross volunteers
20 April 2015

Eye-witnesses of conflict in Ukraine receive psychosocial support from `Angels of Charity`

`Angels of Charity´ in Russia`s Rostov-on-Don is a special group of Red Cross volunteers always ready to provide emotional support to the people from Ukraine who show signs of post-traumatic stress disorder.

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