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3 July 2015

A helping hand: Red Crescent establishes heatstroke treatment centres in Karachi

More than a hundred patients treated for heatstroke so far.
Flash floods and deadly landslides leave hundreds of thousands stranded in Bangladesh
3 July 2015

Flash floods and deadly landslides leave hundreds of thousands stranded in Bangladesh

Thousands now face a shortage of food, safe drinking water and are at risk to water-borne diseases
Tunisian Red Crescent Society dispatches teams to aid wounded, retrieve bodies as deadly attack shakes Sousse
2 July 2015

Tunisian Red Crescent Society dispatches teams to aid wounded, retrieve bodies as deadly attack shakes Sousse

On Friday June 26, a peaceful beach in Tunisia’s city of Sousse became the scene of a horrific armed attack which left scores dead and injured, and shook the stability of this Mediterranean country.
Thousands forced to evacuate as severe floods hit Rakhine State
2 July 2015

Thousands forced to evacuate as severe floods hit Rakhine State

More rain forecasted in the coming days may prolong flooding in the affected ...
Red Cross first on the scene after plane crash in Indonesia
1 July 2015

Red Cross first on the scene after plane crash in Indonesia

Red Cross involved in search-and-rescue and psychosocial support to others affected by the disaster.
Cyclone season arrives early in the Pacific as tropical cyclone Raquel threatens the Solomon Islands
1 July 2015

Cyclone season arrives early in the Pacific as tropical cyclone Raquel threatens the Solomon Islands

Communities warned of potential for thunderstorms, sea swells and coastal flooding.
Video - Ukraine: From beneficiary to volunteer
30 June 2015

Video - Ukraine: From beneficiary to volunteer

Philip is one of hundreds of thousands of internally displaced people living in Ukraine. He is also a Red Cross volunteer.
Information kiosks - a one stop shop for the prevention of Ebola and other outbreaks as Sierra Leone looks toward recovery
30 June 2015

Information kiosks - a one stop shop for the prevention of Ebola and other outbreaks as Sierra Leone looks toward recovery

Red Cross recovery plans aim to help people become more aware of disease prevention
Treating both physical and emotional trauma following earthquakes in Nepal
30 June 2015

Treating both physical and emotional trauma following earthquakes in Nepal

The efforts of the Japanese and Nepal Red Cross Societies in Melamchi are slowly helping to heal the mental injuries of earthquake survivors.
Lessons from the devastation: President Konoé addresses participants at international donor conference in Nepal
26 June 2015

Lessons from the devastation: President Konoé addresses participants at international donor conference in Nepal

IFRC President Tadateru Konoé has concluded his mission to see the work of the Nepal Red Cross Society following the recent earthquakes.

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