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27 February 2017

Innovators take to the stage with ideas for building community resilience towards flooding and other disasters

First Innovation in Flood Resilience Conference aims to improve disaster management and address the priorities of flood-affected communities in Indonesia
International Instructors Provide Zika-Related Training with the Venezuelan Red Cross
23 February 2017

International Instructors Provide Zika-Related Training with the Venezuelan Red Cross

As part of the response to the Zika epidemic and its effects in the region, the IFRC, through the Americas Zika Operation...
Giving quake-affected communities a voice through radio
23 February 2017

Giving quake-affected communities a voice through radio

Red Cross from Laos and Nepal share experiences in community radio programme
Senegal: Community screening saves young lives
22 February 2017

Senegal: Community screening saves young lives

A crowd of women carrying children under their arms, parades in the courtyard of the health centre of Dahra, located in the region of Louga, in the north-west of Senegal. The scene seems banal and usually happens in all health f
Taken in 24 hours: Rebuilding after Winston
22 February 2017

Taken in 24 hours: Rebuilding after Winston

Disaster training came in the nick of time for Seru Sevutia, who has been working with Red Cross to rebuild after Cyclone Winston.
Red Cross support for single mum helps family access rights
21 February 2017

Red Cross support for single mum helps family access rights

Red Cross ´Happier Portugal`programme offers practical and material support to those affected by the economic crisis.
ASEAN working together as One in making children in schools and communities resilient to disaster
21 February 2017

ASEAN working together as One in making children in schools and communities resilient to disaster

Building safe and resilient schools is the corner stone of building resilient communities
Red Cross scheme in Spain helps young people climb the career ladder
21 February 2017

Red Cross scheme in Spain helps young people climb the career ladder

Tailored training and long term relationship with businesses help young people access a tough labor market.
One Year After Winston, Fiji Red Cross has helped 77,000 people
20 February 2017

One Year After Winston, Fiji Red Cross has helped 77,000 people

Fiji Red Cross uses holistic approach to help most vulnerable communities in Fiji after Cyclone Winston
Back to school after Cyclone Winston
20 February 2017

Back to school after Cyclone Winston

New school has been designed to withstand category five cyclones

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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