Russian Federation

20 April 2015

Eye-witnesses of conflict in Ukraine receive psychosocial support from `Angels of Charity`

`Angels of Charity´ in Russia`s Rostov-on-Don is a special group of Red Cross volunteers always ready to provide emotional support to the people from Ukraine who show signs of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Russian Red Cross branch responds in coordination with partners to the needs of people from Ukraine
17 April 2015

Russian Red Cross branch responds in coordination with partners to the needs of people from Ukraine

Red Cross branch in Rostov-on-Don coordinates efforts with local authorities and private donors to relieve the plight of people seeking safety and shelter in Russia.
Ukrainian women become volunteers in support of fellow Ukrainians seeking safety in Russia
16 April 2015

Ukrainian women become volunteers in support of fellow Ukrainians seeking safety in Russia

There is a steady whirring of a half a dozen of sewing machines. Women, some of them belonging to those who flew the conflict zone in Ukraine, are sewing bed sheets for people who hare similar stories of flight from the dangers ...
Model Disaster Law
19 December 2014

IFRC SG Elhadj As Sy endorses the Model Disaster Law in Russia

IFRC Secretary General Elhadj As Sy visits Russia and praises the adoption of Model Law for emergency and assistance in Parliament.
Russian Far East sees worst flooding in 100 years
26 August 2013

Russian Far East sees worst flooding in 100 years

Extremely heavy rainfall in Russia and China since the end of July has caused the Amur River to rise to record levels, burst its banks and flood surrounding areas. The flooding is the worst in over a century, with over 34,000 people affected.
Societies agree on joint action to help migrants
12 July 2013

Societies agree on joint action to help migrants

In a country like Russia alone around 12-14 million people – 10 per cent of the population – are migrants, the majority of them from neighbouring countries.
Russia: Psychosocial care for TB patients
23 March 2011

Russia: Psychosocial care for TB patients

The Russian Red Cross Society in the Republic of Khakassia, Siberia, has established a social club – called White Camomile – for tuberculosis patients.
Russian Red Cross assisting flood victims in Krasnodar region
27 October 2010

Russian Red Cross assisting flood victims in Krasnodar region

Torrential rains during the night of 16 October resulted in massive flooding of houses and agricultural lands, as well as in the destruction of infrastructures in parts of Krasnodar, a region in the south of Russia.
Red Cross and Red Crescent mobilization to tackle global road safety crisis
24 November 2009

Red Cross and Red Crescent mobilization to tackle global road safety crisis

“This conference makes it clear that over the past ten years, we have witnessed a truly worldwide recognition of the problem of road traffic crashes that the International Federation described as alarming and global in its World Disasters Report, back in
12 November 2009

Humanitarian Diplomacy in action: strengthening the Russian Red Cross

Developing the capacities of the Russian Red Cross (RRC), examining new opportunities for international humanitarian assistance projects was high on the agenda of meetings between the secretary general of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red
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