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27 May 2016

Blog - The hidden toll of El Niño in Timor-Leste

The impacts of El Niño is pushing communities beyond normal coping strategies
Living with HIV and the struggle to survive Malawi drought
27 May 2016

Living with HIV and the struggle to survive Malawi drought

Malawi: Using mobile phones to help the vulnerable survive the drought
Resettlement needs and disease concerns mount as Sri Lanka copes with aftermath of floods and landslides
27 May 2016

Resettlement needs and disease concerns mount as Sri Lanka copes with aftermath of floods and landslides

Red Cross emergency appeal will provide clean water and sanitation along with public awareness and education around maintaining good hygiene.
Lack of funds puts drought response at risk
26 May 2016

Lack of funds puts drought response at risk

Namibia: Lack of funding hinders response to massive drought
Heroes don’t save lives, everyday people do
25 May 2016

Heroes don’t save lives, everyday people do

Jhon Efraín Bailón has been a volunteer firefighter in Manta for several years. Helping others is his life’s calling. On April 16th, while on his regular work shift, the ground beneath him began to ...
Migration crisis: border closures, changing routes and thousands stranded demand change in Red Cross response
24 May 2016

Migration crisis: border closures, changing routes and thousands stranded demand change in Red Cross response

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) shifts its response to meet the changing needs of ...
Tough conditions in Hungary counteracted by solidarity and a hot cup of tea at new reception centre
24 May 2016

Tough conditions in Hungary counteracted by solidarity and a hot cup of tea at new reception centre

Closing the Western Balkan route caused an increase in the number of migrants entering Hungary.
100 days on from Tropical Cyclone Winston – Red Cross calls for more support as thousands struggle to recover
24 May 2016

100 days on from Tropical Cyclone Winston – Red Cross calls for more support as thousands struggle to recover

Fiji Red Cross has reached 63,000 people with emergency aid, but says there is still much to do
Kumamoto earthquake evacuees face months of hardship ahead
24 May 2016

Kumamoto earthquake evacuees face months of hardship ahead

Almost 10,000 people still in evacuation centres and many are in serious need of continued support from the Red Cross
Feeding Ethiopia’s drought-affected families
24 May 2016

Feeding Ethiopia’s drought-affected families

Ethiopia: El Niño leaves millions in need of food aid

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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