Georgia

3 September 2014

Georgia: Red Cross volunteers donate blood to save mothers

The personal story of one Georgian mother highlights the `Safe Blood for Saving Mothers´campaign and the importance of voluntary non-remunerated blood donation.
A little knowledge can be the difference between life and death
13 September 2013

A little knowledge can be the difference between life and death

Tornike Tebidze, a volunteer with the Georgia Red Cross Society Batumi branch was walking in the Seaside Park of Batumi when he found a girl laying on the ground. She was unconscious, shivering and bleeding from the mouth.
Floods bring down walls and livelihoods in Georgia
5 July 2011

Floods bring down walls and livelihoods in Georgia

Between 12 and 22 June, 2011, torrential rains in Georgia caused flooding, landslides and mudflows.
12 August 2009

Georgia: One year after the conflict

The hostilities that erupted in August 2008 between Georgia and Russia left thousands of people homeless without any income.
Georgia: Red Cross delivers warm clothes to displaced people
29 January 2009

Georgia: Red Cross delivers warm clothes to displaced people

Thousands of people internally displaced by the 2008 conflict in Georgia – most of whom left all their belongings behind when they fled their homes - are receiving warm winter clothing from the Georgian Red Cross.
Georgia: psychosocial support essential for internally displaced
10 October 2008

Georgia: psychosocial support essential for internally displaced

One month after the cease fire agreement, an estimated 30,000 people are still internally displaced in Georgia - 20,000 of them in the capital, Tbilisi.
Supporting lonely elderly people in Georgia
27 October 2006

Supporting lonely elderly people in Georgia

It is morning and 18 Georgia Red Cross volunteers leave the office to visit lonely elderly people.
5 April 2001

Lone pensioners in Georgia receive food parcels from the Red Cross

With the collapse of the Soviet Union, internal conflicts and the break-down of the Georgian economy, the country found itself in a difficult situation.

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