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Nicaragua

8 August 2014

Nicaraguan Red Cross unites in a fight against Chikungunya

Nicaraguan Government decreed a Health Alert throughout the national territory as a preventive measure against possible outbreaks of the Chikungunya virus
World Blood Donor Day: Working towards 100 per cent
11 June 2014

World Blood Donor Day: Working towards 100 per cent

What does it mean to give 100 per cent? Giving it your all, putting in everything you have, not leaving a drop to chance?
Education and community sensitization are the key to preventing dengue
15 November 2013

Education and community sensitization are the key to preventing dengue

Since June 2013, six departments in Nicaragua have confirmed a 300 per cent increase in dengue cases.
New operations centre looks forward to the next 150 years of humanitarian action
30 May 2013

New operations centre looks forward to the next 150 years of humanitarian action

To mark World Red Cross Red Crescent Day on 8 May, the Nicaraguan Red Cross open a new Emergency Operations Centre to improve its disaster response operations.
Nicaragua: restoring livelihoods after Hurricane Felix
3 July 2008

Nicaragua: restoring livelihoods after Hurricane Felix

Nicaraguan communities devastated by 2007’s Hurricane Felix have taken another step towards recovery, thanks to a food security and water and sanitation project set up by the Nicaraguan Red Cross.
Nicaraguan Red Cross succeeds in reaching remote communities after Felix
18 September 2007

Nicaraguan Red Cross succeeds in reaching remote communities after Felix

“Complex and costly” is how Alejandro Morales, Emergency Services Director for the Nicaraguan Red Cross (NRC) defined the integrated response of the variety of agencies which includes the Red Cross to the aftermath of Hurricane Felix that struck Central A
Nicaraguan Red Cross bolsters emergency airlift for Felix casualties
7 September 2007

Nicaraguan Red Cross bolsters emergency airlift for Felix casualties

Nicaragua’s President, Daniel Ortega, has declared this remote coastal settlement, actually a cluster of 12 tiny hamlets, to be the worst hit by the passage of Hurricane Felix on Tuesday.
6 September 2007

Felix casualties struggle to safety in small boats

The hard pressed Puerto Cabezas Branch of the Nicaraguan Red Cross (NRC) is being called at to receive hurricane Felix casualties arriving on the town's beaches in small boats after coastal journeys lasting several hours.
5 September 2007

Nicaraguan Red Cross brought supplies to Mosquito Coast before Hurricane Felix struck

Nicaraguan Red Cross (NRC) operations chief, Flavio Vanegas, arrived in the Atlantic coastal town of Puerto Cabezas with a truckload of supplies two days before Hurricane Felix made landfall early Tuesday as a “category five,” the most violent level storm
Linking climate change and risk reduction
17 December 2004

Linking climate change and risk reduction

From the Arctic to Antarctica, from small island developing states and disaster prone countries, from environmental and humanitarian organizations, the overwhelming message is clear: climate change is a reality, and the effects of global warming are alrea
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