Romania

1 October 2011

Active ageing: are we ready for change?

The Club of Generations is a group of people working together improve the image and future of elderly people in their communities.
9 July 2010

Eastern Europe hit by floods

Large swathes of Eastern Europe, including regions within Ukraine, Romania and Moldova, have been hit by heavy floods, plunging rural communities into vulnerability.
31 July 2008

Worst flooding in decades devastates Central and Eastern Europe

At least 27 people have died in Ukraine, Moldova, Romania, Slovakia and Hungary, following days of severe storms and flooding.
Romania: despair in the Danube delta
2 May 2006

Romania: despair in the Danube delta

Eleven-month-old Alexandru Barzu is the youngest of the 19 people who had to leave their homes when the river Danube flooded the village of Salcieni in the Delta.
Floods in Romania - A Farewell to Rast
25 April 2006

Floods in Romania - A Farewell to Rast

“We do not know how the dike broke.
Romania hit by worst flooding in 100 years
11 May 2005

Romania hit by worst flooding in 100 years

More than 3,500 people have been forced from their homes in Timis county, Romania, after the worst flooding the county has seen for 100 years.
Helping the homeless in Romania
23 October 2003

Helping the homeless in Romania

Men and women of various ages, in shabby clothes, with grey exhausted faces queue in a long clean corridor.
8 May 2002

The truth about AIDS and Romania's children

Adriana (not her real name) spends sleepless nights wondering how to feed her family.
Romanian Red Cross - looking to both the past and the future
6 March 2002

Romanian Red Cross - looking to both the past and the future

It's been 25 years since a devastating earthquake turned the southern part of Romania upside down in more ways than one.
Romania's human challenge
4 July 2001

Romania's human challenge

Poverty and worsening social conditions, natural disasters and deteriorating public health present the Romanian Red Cross with the greatest challenges in its history, it was said in Bucharest today.
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