Austria

21 December 2015

Waldar went through a muddy, Bulgarian forest without food or water

There are many routes into Europe. Walder Abbas travelled through dense Bulgarian forest.
Brother’s murder forced father-of-five to flee
15 December 2015

Brother’s murder forced father-of-five to flee

An Iraqi father-of-three whose brother was brutally murdered by insurgents has finally found safety in Austria after a harrowing escape to Europe.
Rosie runs a kindergarten for migrant children in Austria
7 December 2015

Rosie runs a kindergarten for migrant children in Austria

Rosie, who is volunteering for the Austrian Red Cross, is popular with migrant children whom she teaches German to.
Movement leaders gather in Vienna to take stock of our Fundamental Principles
8 October 2015

Movement leaders gather in Vienna to take stock of our Fundamental Principles

Leaders from across the international Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement gathered yesterday in Vienna to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Fundamental Principles of Red Cross and Red Crescent.
From Austria to Australia - young volunteers set the agenda for the new year
17 December 2012

From Austria to Australia - young volunteers set the agenda for the new year

By Amy Greber in Vienna More than 170 youth volunteers from 95 National Societies came together last week at the Global Youth Conference in Vienna, Austria, to participate in developing a Youth Strategy for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). As a continuation of the IFRC Youth Policy established in 2011, the strategy will guide National Societies in...
Youth Olympic Games show the power of sport to build bridges between communities
16 January 2012

Youth Olympic Games show the power of sport to build bridges between communities

A solemn Olympic oath spoken in the snow-filled Bergisel stadium before 15,000 people officially opened Innsbruck 2012, the 1st Winter Youth Olympic Games.
26 March 2008

Austrian Red Cross responds to mass pile-up

Low visibility during a major snow storm led to a mass pile-up on a motorway in Upper Austria at the beginning of the week.

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