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30 August 2016

Devastated communities struggle to come to terms after quake

Almost one week after an earthquake rocked Central Italy, communities are coming to terms with the devastation
Lao Red Cross provides relief to communities affected by flooding and landslides
30 August 2016

Lao Red Cross provides relief to communities affected by flooding and landslides

IFRC releases Disaster Relief Emergency Fund to assist flood-affected communities in Laos PDR
Angola: Volunteers make sure vaccination message is understood
29 August 2016

Angola: Volunteers make sure vaccination message is understood

Angola Red Cross volunteers responding to their country’s yellow fever outbreak are using a number of skills in their life-saving disease prevention work – medical knowledge, patience, kindness… and languages.
Democratic Republic of the Congo: Families rush to get yellow fever vaccinations
29 August 2016

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Families rush to get yellow fever vaccinations

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Yellow fever vaccination campaign a success
Trying to survive Lesotho drought while young, pregnant, and jobless
29 August 2016

Trying to survive Lesotho drought while young, pregnant, and jobless

Lesotho: Red Cross helps single mothers survive drought with cash transfers
The fragile balance between life and death during Somali drought
29 August 2016

The fragile balance between life and death during Somali drought

Somalia: The value of mobile healthcare during extensive drought
Red Cross works hand in hand with communities to provide safe drinking water
29 August 2016

Red Cross works hand in hand with communities to provide safe drinking water

New water supply facility acts as a model for future infrastructures in local communities
Nepal immunisation drive marks progress in recovery
26 August 2016

Nepal immunisation drive marks progress in recovery

Vaccinations aim to protect infants under two, especially in the 14 districts worst-affected by the 2015 earthquake in Nepal
Adapting to climate change to save Mongolia’s ancient herding culture
25 August 2016

Adapting to climate change to save Mongolia’s ancient herding culture

Red Cross revisits homes of herders in Mongolia to help them better prepare for the next inevitable disaster
Red Cross rescuers join hunt for quake survivors
24 August 2016

Red Cross rescuers join hunt for quake survivors

Search and rescue teams and sniffer dogs from the Italian Red Cross are on the ground in central Italy following a 6.2 magnitude earthquake in the early hours of the morning.

In pictures...

In-pictures: Syrian Arab Red Crescent include medical team in second joint humanitarian convoy to besieged towns

Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) volunteer teams, together with the ICRC and UN, have gained ...

In pictures: Winter relief provided by Iraqi Red Crescent Society

There are 3.2 million IDPs in Iraq and some 245,000 Syrian refugees. Life is not easy for these ...

In-pictures: Red Cross builds temporary shelters for migrants in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

The Red Cross of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has erected 15 Ikea model houses in...

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