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29 June 2007

Climate change creating new complex emergencies

28 June -- Climate-change impacts are creating new complex emergencies around the world, above all in Africa, according to speakers at a conference in The Hague organized by the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre.
17 December 2004

Linking climate change and risk reduction

From the Arctic to Antarctica, from small island developing states and disaster prone countries, from environmental and humanitarian organizations, the overwhelming message is clear: climate change is a reality, and the effects of global warming are alrea
Moving humanitarian transport cooperation up a gear
4 November 2004

Moving humanitarian transport cooperation up a gear

The humanitarian community spends in excess of US$800 million a year on its road transport fleet, a sum that could be reduced if aid agencies worked more closely and shared expertise in this field, with vulnerable communities reaping the benefit.
Red Cross Love Boat sails at Amsterdam Canal Parade
23 August 2004

Red Cross Love Boat sails at Amsterdam Canal Parade

For the third consecutive year the Netherlands Red Cross participated in the Amsterdam Canal Parade.
HIV/AIDS stigma highlighted at gay pride event
5 August 2003

HIV/AIDS stigma highlighted at gay pride event

With hundreds and thousands of spectators lining Amsterdam’s famous canals, the Canal Pride was a great opportunity for the Netherlands Red Cross to highlight and support the International Federation’s global campaign against the stigma and discrimination
Netherlands Red Cross promotes tolerance during Gay Pride parade
7 August 2002

Netherlands Red Cross promotes tolerance during Gay Pride parade

The Netherlands Red Cross joined in Amsterdam’s colourful and exuberant Gay Pride canal parade last weekend to promote tolerance for people living with HIV/AIDS.
Climate experts meet to discuss El Niño
11 July 2002

Climate experts meet to discuss El Niño

El Niño and other climate phenomena are wreaking having with weather patterns around the world.
New climate centre gives edge in Disaster preparedness
27 June 2002

New climate centre gives edge in Disaster preparedness

The Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre came into being yesterday in The Hague.
27 January 2001

A better future for volunteers: Amsterdam conference

Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies around the world are using the International Year of Volunteers (IYV 2001) as an opportunity to refocus their attention on volunteers and improving the situation of volunteers in their country.
16th World Volunteer Conference opens in Amsterdam
15 January 2001

16th World Volunteer Conference opens in Amsterdam

Representatives from more than 40 Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies are gathered in Amsterdam for the 16th World Volunteer Conference organised by the International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE).

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