Poland

9 March 2012

Railway accident in Poland: volunteers training vital when responding to disaster

Thirteen Red Cross volunteers and two Polish Red Cross rescue teams have taken part in the rescue operations following the tragic rail accident on Saturday night in southern Poland, where two trains collided head-on killing 16 people and injuring 56.
Red Cross responds to flash floods in central Europe
10 August 2010

Red Cross responds to flash floods in central Europe

Flash floods triggered by heavy rains in central Europe – including Germany, the Czech Republic, Poland and Lithuania – have led many Red Cross National Societies to mobilize their volunteers and specialist rescue teams.
Poland struggles to cope with heavy rain and floods
2 June 2010

Poland struggles to cope with heavy rain and floods

A huge swathe of Poland has been hit by a series of devastating floods making Poland the country most affected by the recent heavy rain in Central Europe.
AIDS truth silences music festival
6 June 2002

AIDS truth silences music festival

The truth about AIDS brought a popular Polish music festival to a standstill.
5 December 2001

Red Cross Red Crescent: the next generation

He is just another blond-haired boy laughing with his friends, another nine-year-old full of energy and making the most of childhood.
16 October 2001

Poverty feeds hunger in Central Europe, warns Red Cross

Poor nutrition among Central European children is of growing concern to the Red Cross.

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