Iceland

24 May 2011

Red Cross in action as Icelandic volcano causes travel misery

As a volcanic eruption in Iceland once again threatens to cause disruptions to air transport in Europe, the Red Cross is already responding to the needs of local residents and stranded passengers alike.
Iceland: Red Cross helps evacuees after volcanic eruption
16 April 2010

Iceland: Red Cross helps evacuees after volcanic eruption

Around 700 people had to be evacuated in Iceland, following the eruption of the ice-covered volcano Eyjafjallajökull.
Icelandic Red Cross responds to volcanic eruption
22 March 2010

Icelandic Red Cross responds to volcanic eruption

The Icelandic Red Cross responded swiftly when a volcano in Eyjafjallajokull glacier, in the south of the country, erupted just before midnight on Saturday 20 March.
Earthquake in Iceland: Red Cross supports traumatized populations
30 May 2008

Earthquake in Iceland: Red Cross supports traumatized populations

Icelandic Red Cross teams swung into action immediately after a strong earthquake (measuring up to 6.
10 September 2001

8 September 2001 - European First Aid Day

To mark European First Aid Day, National Societies organized first aid campaigns to raise public awareness of first aid and to inform the general public about simple actions which can save lives.

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