Bulgaria

21 June 2014

Bulgarian Red Cross responds as thousands are affected by floods

The Bulgarian Red Cross staff and volunteers responded immediately to the humanitarian needs following the flash floods that suddenly hit the north-eastern part of the country late on Thursday, 19 June.
20-year old Berivan from Syria being reunited with her mother Leila and her father Raduan after of one and a half month of separation. Svetloslav Roussev (far left), chief expert of Restoring Family Links at International Department in Bulgarian Red Cross helped the family reunite.  Dimitrina Popova/ Bulgarian Red Cross
23 April 2014

Bulgaria: The Red Cross helps Syrian family reunite

Berivan and her cousins were separated from their family during the dangerous crossing from Turkey into Bulgaria. A month and a half later the Bulgarian Red Cross helped the Syrian family reunite.
Families find refuge and reconnection after a dangerous trip from Syria
18 December 2013

Families find refuge and reconnection after a dangerous trip from Syria

The Bulgarian Red Cross is providing vital support for families fleeing violence in Syria.
National Societies working together following bus attack in Bulgaria
19 July 2012

National Societies working together following bus attack in Bulgaria

A bus attack in Burgas, Bulgaria led to a unique joint action by two National Societies.
7 September 2009

Macedonia: 15 killed in boat accident

Fifteen people died and five were injured after leisure boat "Ilinden" sank into the Ohrid lake, one of the major tourist sites in the south-west of Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Republic, on 5 September.
Bulgaria reels as floods hit
29 June 2005

Bulgaria reels as floods hit

Kurumca Demirov feels quite alone.
Prejudice drives HIV victims underground
22 May 2002

Prejudice drives HIV victims underground

As a global Red Cross Red Crescent campaign against HIV/AIDS-related stigma and discrimination gathered momentum here, the Bulgarian Red Cross pointed to a secret world of suffering where HIV-positive people hide themselves and their health problems.
Tuberculosis: health problem and social ill
25 March 2002

Tuberculosis: health problem and social ill

From Russia to Romania, from the Baltic to Bulgaria, the message of World Tuberculosis Day, March 24, was unequivocal.

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