Belarus

9 May 2016

Single mum’s struggle to support family after fighting left them homeless

Alla from eastern Ukraine is struggling to make ends meet in an impoverished region in Belarus after fleeing the conflict back home.
In a dying village, hope in Ludmila’s home
20 April 2016

In a dying village, hope in Ludmila’s home

Belarus Red Cross maintains a glimmer of hope to a region closest to Chernobyl thirty years after the nuclear disaster.
Shopping and a life-saving screening at Central Department Store
20 April 2016

Shopping and a life-saving screening at Central Department Store

Svetlana in Belarus`s Mogilev recalls how the Red Cross thyroid screening saved her life in the aftermath of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
600,000 kilometres for Chernobyl
20 April 2016

600,000 kilometres for Chernobyl

The mobile medical team of the Belarus Red Cross tackles the effects of the Chernobyl disasters 30 years on.
Families fleeing fighting in Ukraine plunged into poverty in Belarus
13 April 2016

Families fleeing fighting in Ukraine plunged into poverty in Belarus

The Ukrainian people who took refuge in Belarus face the tough economic reality of the country.
Volunteers provide a vital lifeline to vulnerable groups in Belarus
5 April 2016

Volunteers provide a vital lifeline to vulnerable groups in Belarus

Belarus Red Cross uses gender-based approach to tackles HIV transmission among women drug users.
Mother forced to flee fighting faces cancer battle
1 April 2016

Mother forced to flee fighting faces cancer battle

Almost two years ago, 41-year-old Tatyana Perevozhchikova, was on a summer holiday with her husband Alexandr and her 17-year-old son Mikhail in Russia, when fighting flared in their home town of Donetsk, Ukraine.
Rough sleepers at rubbish dump given life-line in Belarus as brutal winter begins
12 January 2016

Rough sleepers at rubbish dump given life-line in Belarus as brutal winter begins

Dozens of homeless people living on landfill sites in Belarus have been supported with hot food, first aid and treatment for frostbite as temperatures in the country plummet.
Belarus appeal needs more funding
22 October 2015

Lack of funding affects humanitarian support for the displaced people from Ukraine

In Belarus, the displaced people from Ukraine need increased support ahead of winter.
Belarus: Icelandic celebrity visits Open Home in Belarus
19 November 2014

Icelandic celebrity tells his story at Open Home of the Belarus Red Cross

The lead singer of the Icelandic band Gus Gus spent several hours at the Open Home in Minsk prior to the band`s concert in the Belarusian capital in November 2014.
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