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22 March 2017

Maldivian Red Crescent mobilizes country-wide awareness campaign to combat severe influenza outbreak

Maldivian Red Crescent establishes an information dissemination centre in Male to prevent the spread of severe influenza outbreak
Maldivian Red Crescent Responds to Malé Water Crisis
7 December 2014

Maldivian Red Crescent Responds to Malé Water Crisis

After a fire broke out inside the Maldives Water and Sewerage Company’s Generator Unit on 4 December, all water supplies in the capital Malé were cut off.
Returning to Dhuvaafaru,  eight years on from the Indian Ocean Tsunami
26 December 2012

Returning to Dhuvaafaru, eight years on from the Indian Ocean Tsunami

For Jerry Talbot, returning to the Maldivian island of Dhuvaafaru was a gratifying experience.
Maldivian Red Crescent officially joins the IFRC at the 18th General Assembly
23 November 2011

Maldivian Red Crescent officially joins the IFRC at the 18th General Assembly

The Maldivian Red Crescent Society became the 187th member of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) at its 18th General Assembly in Geneva today.
Maldives tsunami survivors move back to “beloved island”
28 August 2009

Maldives tsunami survivors move back to “beloved island”

In the Maldives, the British Red Cross has completed construction of 250 new homes, allowing survivors from Vilufushi island, which was completely destroyed by the Boxing Day tsunami, to finally return home.
Maldivian Red Crescent rises from the Tsunami
18 August 2009

Maldivian Red Crescent rises from the Tsunami

The Maldives has joined 186 other nations with Red Cross or Red Crescent Societies to become the latest country to establish its own National Red Crescent Society.
5 August 2009

Red Cross Red Crescent completes 44,000 new homes for tsunami survivors

On December 26th 2004, an earthquake off the coast of Sumatra triggered a devastating tsunami which claimed the lives of almost 230,000 people across five Indian Ocean countries.
Hussain Alifulhu: A brighter future in Dhuvaafaru, Maldives
5 June 2009

Hussain Alifulhu: A brighter future in Dhuvaafaru, Maldives

More than four years after the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, 48-year-old Hussain Alifulhu vividly remembers the events of the fateful day when “the sea swallowed Kandholhudhoo”, an island in the Maldives’ Raa Atoll.
13 May 2009

Maldives pave way for National Red Crescent Society

The President of the Republic of Maldives has ratified a bill that lays the legal foundation to create a National Red Crescent Society in the island nation.
Maldives: Dhuvaafaru celebrates its ‘birthday’
2 April 2009

Maldives: Dhuvaafaru celebrates its ‘birthday’

The second day of March will, from now on, be important for the Dhuvaafaru island community.
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